1853 Great Britain 1 SOV Douro Shipwreck, Queen Victoria, 'W.W.' Raised' NGC AU53

$2,500.00 USD


The WW incuse type on 1853 sovereigns is much rarer than most people think and the head design is actually completely different than the normal WW raised.

Obverse: Second young head of Victoria facing left, hair tied in fillet; WW incuse on truncation; date below truncation; VICTORIA DEI GRATIA.

Reverse: Crowned shield within wreath; thistle, rose and shamrock below; BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF: