E-Auction 29 Lot 119

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E-Auction 29 Lot 119

Victoria. 1837-1901. AR Gothic crown. 28.25 gm. 39 mm. (1847) mdcccxlvii, undecimo, cinquefoil stops. Her crowned bust left, with richly embroidered bodice; Victoria dei gratia — britanniar• reg: f: d• / Crowned shields in cruciform array; star of the Garter in the center; tueatur unita deus anno dom mdcccxlvii. S. 3883. Bull 2571 (S) (ESC 288). MCE 1158. Uncirculated; classic rich blue-grey toning over fresh mirror surfaces; faint cabinet friction on braid. An exceptional piece with fields free of the hairlines and other marks that affect so many examples of this beautiful coin.

This was a popular coin at the time of issue, and examples were widely saved and often handled by owners who had little experience with such high quality production issues.

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