1887 Great Britain Queen Victoria Gold 1/2 Sov PCGS PR 65 DCAM

$10,125.00 USD

The Great Britain Queen Victoria Gold 1/2 Sovereign, graded as PCGS PR 65 DCAM, is a coin of significant historical and numismatic value. Minted during the reign of Queen Victoria, these coins reflect the prosperity and expansion of the British Empire in the 19th century. The 1/2 Sovereign was an important part of the British monetary system, used widely in both domestic and international trade, symbolizing the economic strength of the era.

The obverse of the Queen Victoria Gold 1/2 Sovereign features a portrait of Queen Victoria, designed by prominent engravers of the time. This depiction of the monarch varies depending on the period of minting, with earlier coins showcasing the young “bun head” portrait and later coins depicting the more mature “veil head” image. The detailed craftsmanship of these portraits highlights the coin's artistic and historical significance.

The reverse side typically displays the royal coat of arms or a rendition of St. George slaying the dragon, framed by a wreath or inscriptions denoting the denomination and year of minting. The PCGS PR 65 DCAM grade indicates that the coin is in proof condition with deep cameo contrast, characterized by a highly reflective field and frosted design elements. This high grade makes the coin especially desirable to collectors and investors, preserving its original beauty and historical essence.