SKU: 9397

£685.00

No WW on truncation and various other die errors, lustrous fields beneath a light tone, nice in hand.

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Victoria (1837-1901), silver Shilling, 1839, ‘Young Head’ coinage (1838-1887), No WW on truncation, second A unbarred in BRITANNIA, no lower colon dots after BRITANNIAR or REG, these amongst other interesting obverse legend die faults, namely; T of VICTORIA with broken upright, A of VICTORIA with missing lower left serif, B of BRITANNIAR has no top serif, second N of BRITANNIAR has no top left serif, second A of BRITANNIAR has no lower left serif, finally broken I in FID, edge milled vertically. Obv. Young head facing left. Rev. Crowned ‘ONE SHILLING’ within wreath (no die number), date below. Presented in an old PCGS ‘slab’. Die axis 6h (S.3904; Bull 2979). Problem free, lustrous fields beneath a light tone, nice in hand and we believe an underrated year in the standard catalogues. Presumed rare with the stated obverse die errors. Slabbed and graded by PCGS as MS63.

PCGS Certification: 205215.63/2651995

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Period

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Phase

Date

Production Method

Metal

Denomination

Condition

Edge

Type

A of VICTORIA with missing lower left serif, amongst other interesting obverse legend die faults, and broken I in FID, B of BRITANNIAR has no top serif, namely; T of VICTORIA with broken upright, no lower colon dots after BRITANNIAR or REG, No WW on truncation also, second A of BRITANNIAR has no lower left serif, second A unbarred in BRITANNIA, second N of BRITANNIAR has no top left serif

Series

References

S.3904; Bull 2979

Rarity

Presumed rare with the stated obverse die errors

Graded State