Victoria, 1851 "Young Head" Gold Sovereign NGC MS62
Victoria, 1851 Gold Sovereign
7.98g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 7.34g of 24ct/pure gold). Obverse: VICTORIA DEI GRATIA (Victoria by the Grace of God). Young bare head of Victoria facing left, dated 1851 below, W.W. on truncation for designer William Wyon. Reverse: BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID DEF, (Queen of the Britains Defender of the Faith), Crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath, legend around, national flower emblems below, by designer Jean Baptiste Merlen. Mint State.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as MS62, certification no. 6318204-014.
References: S. 3852, KM #736.1, Marsh 34.