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Coin - Half-Sovereign, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1877 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1029

Summary:
Gold coin; Denomination: Half-Sovereign
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

Reverse die number 148. A half-sovereign is a 10 shilling coin.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.898 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), William Wyon, Medallist & Engraver (1795-1851), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, William Wyon, Medallist (1795-1851), The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1877 AD
Denomination: Half-Sovereign
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen facing left wearing ribbon in her hair; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA; below, 1877
Reverse Description: Crowned and garnished shield bearing royal arms; around, BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:; below, 148
Edge Description: milled
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain, 1877
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1877
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3860E Pages

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