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Lot 2596      

Estimate $50,000
Bid at live.noble.com.au

1853 PROOF GOTHIC CROWN, Victoria, 1837-1901. S-3884, ESC-2584, L&S 69, Davies-474. (R3) 28.24g. Inscribed edge in small raised gothic characters decus * et * tutamen * anno * regni * decimo * septimo "an ornament and a safeguard in the seventeenth year of our reign". Obverse - Gothic bust; VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITTANNIAR. REG : F:D. W W in tiny incuse letters on the right side of the truncation. Reverse - same crowned cruciform shields design as 1847 crowns but with 1853 date mdcccliii. Attractive light grey and blue tone, reverse iridescent, nearly FDC/FDC and extremely rare.

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