VICTORIA 1849 GOLD SOVEREIGN, SECOND HEAD, MS 62

VICTORIA 1849 GOLD SOVEREIGN, SECOND HEAD, MS 62

Code: 10449

£2,600.00
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Victoria Gold Sovereign 1849
Obverse: Second (large) young filleted head facing left, W.W. raised on truncation for the engraver William Wyon, date below, 1849, with Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Reverse: Crowned quartered shield of arms with laurel wreath surrounding, emblems below, repositioned Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:
S.3852C, Bentley 57, Marsh 32.
Rated (R) by Marsh.
Has been slabbed and graded by PCGS as MS 62. 
PCGS Certification n umber: 206959.62/33763153

A hard grade to achieve for one of the rarest dates in Victoria’s sovereign series, a truly premium example with lustrous lemon-gold surfaces and a very bold definitive strike.