Gold Sovereign – Victoria – Young Head Shield Reverse

Weight (grams) Purity content Fineness
8 7.322 916.7
£392.98

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Description

Shield Reverse The first portrait for Queen Victoria was the “Young Head”, which was used on sovereigns from 1838 to 1887 inclusive. It was refined and modified a number of times during this period. Here we show the first date of the first type 1838, which has the date below the bust.

 

Queen : Victoria (1837-1901)

Type : Standard circulation coin

Value : 1 Sovereign = 20 Shillings

Currency : Pound sterling (1158-1970)

Composition : Gold (.9167)

Weight : 7.99 g

Diameter : 22 mm

Shape : Round