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Lot 2595      

Estimate $20,000
Bid at live.noble.com.au

1853 PROOF HALF SOVEREIGN, Victoria, 1837-1901. S-3859, W&R 346 (R2) 4.01g. Straight-grained edge. Obverse - First young head, small date in figures below the bust -. Reverse - By Merlen, a garnished square shield of Royal Arms crowned. With no wreath or united floral emblems as per 1839 half sovereign. Legend reads BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID : DEF : and is flanked by decorative stops (comprising an oval surrounded by six beads to form a floret) as in the GEORGE IV obverse designs. Nearly full original mint state proof, FDC and very rare.

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