*1872 Gold Sovereign | Young Head Shield Back
Young head of Victoria to left. Hair bound with double fillet and collected up into a knot behind. Date on field below truncation. The letters W.W. in relief (inches on some coins) on the bottom of the truncation
The Ensigns Armorial of the United Kingdom within a plain shield, surmounted by a crown. A branch of Laurel is shown on each side of the shield, tied at the bottom by a ribbon. At the bottom of the Thistle, Rose and Shamrock are placed with a small flower stop each side, with the inclusion of a die number above the rose and between the tails of the ribbon.
Legend Obverse: VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Legend Reverse: BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID:DEF:
Edge: Milled | Die Axis: Reverse | Type: Circulated | Mint: London | Mintage: 13,486,708 | Rating: Common
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