Tag Archive for: 1837-1901

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Coin 311 – GOLD PROOF SOVEREIGN 1871, PCGS Proof 66 Deep Cameo

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3856, WR-319 First Young Head; reverse, Saint George and the dragon. Plain edge. Large BP. Medal dies-alignment. A great rarity (R7): just 1 or 2 known of this variety. Magnificent.  
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Coin 312 – GOLD PROOF 5-POUNDS 1887, PCGS Proof 65+ Deep Cameo

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3864, WR-285 Jubilee Head; reverse, Saint George and the dragon with B.P. initials. Reeded edge. The largest gold coin in the jubilee set celebrating Victoria's 50th anniversary as queen. An exquisite…
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Coin 313 – GOLD PROOF 2-POUNDS 1887, PCGS Proof 65 Deep Cameo

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3865, WR-290 Jubilee Head; reverse, Saint George and the dragon. Reeded edge. A splendid example showing heavy frosting (cameo effect) on the portrait.  
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Coin 314 – GOLD PROOF SOVEREIGN 1887, PCGS Proof 66 Deep Cameo

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3866B, WR-333 Jubilee Head; reverse, Saint George and the dragon. Reeded edge. A gorgeous example showing heavy frosting (cameo effect) on the portrait. One of the finest known.  
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Coin 315 – GOLD PROOF HALF-SOVEREIGN 1887, PCGS Proof 66 Deep Cameo

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3869, WR-362 Jubilee Head; reverse, crowned shield, date below. Reeded edge. Another superbly preserved piece from the proof set of this year. Elusive so fine; among the finest known.  
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Coin 316 – GOLD PROOF 5-POUNDS 1893, PCGS Proof 65 Deep Cameo

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3872, WR-287 Old or Veiled Head; reverse, Saint George and the dragon. Reeded edge. The largest gold coin in this special Proof Set. A splendid coin.  
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Coin 317 – GOLD PROOF 2-POUNDS 1893, PCGS Proof 64 Deep Cameo

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3873, WR-294 Old or Veiled Head; reverse, Saint George and the dragon. Reeded edge. A beautiful coin.  
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Coin 318 – GOLD PROOF SOVEREIGN 1893, PCGS Proof 67+ Deep Cameo

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3874, WR-341 Old or Veiled Head; reverse, Saint George and the dragon. Reeded edge. Just a splendid coin, probably the finest known.  
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Coin 307 – GOLD “MIRROR BROCKAGE” ERROR SOVEREIGN 1856, PCGS MS-64

Victoria, Hanover Queen, 1837-1901 S-3852D, Second Young Head, "WW" incuse. "Partial Collar" and double-portrait image. Dramatic errors like this seldom escaped the wary eyes of the Royal Mint's inspectors-let alone survived in Mint State.…