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Lot 2564      

Estimate $12,500
Bid at live.noble.com.au

1839 PROOF SOVEREIGN, Victoria, 1837-1901. S-3852, W&R 302 (R4). 7.78g. Obverse -. First small young head Reverse - By Merlen, a plain square shield of Royal Arms crowned. The escutcheon of pretence, bearing the arms of Hannover, disappears as it only passes by male descent. The shield is encircled by a laurel wreath tied by a ribbon revealing two loops. Below the ribbon, is the united rose thistle and shamrock. Legend reads BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID : DEF : flanked by decorative stops - see half crown description, struck en medaille. Plain edge. Slightly scuffed with edge damage, deep cameo, otherwise nearly FDC and very rare.

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