Queen Victoria 1882M Young Head Shield Gold Sovereign Fine-Very Fine

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Queen Victoria 1882M Young Head Shield Gold Sovereign Fine-Very Fine

$1,195.00
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25141
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  • Discovered as part of the Financier’s Hoard.
  • Struck at the Melbourne Mint from 22-carat gold.
  • Bears the youthful portrait of Queen Victoria.
  • Also features Pistrucci’s St George & the Dragon motif.
  • Scarce in any grade – offered in Fine to Very Fine.

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A fantastic opportunity, emerging as a result of the recent discovery of the Financier’s Hoard, we are delighted to present the Queen Victoria 1882M Young Head Shield Sovereign!

Set aside by a major Australian financial institution, and domiciled within its vaults for many decades, the Financier’s Hoard comprised a treasure trove of Australian gold coins. One of the major highlights was the astonishing number of Young Head Shield Sovereigns – including the 1882M Young Head Shield Sovereign!

The combined mintage of the 1882M Shield & St George Sovereigns was a mere 2.466 million. As with all Shield issues, the 1882M is extremely scarce, regardless of the quality. With so many melted for the gold or lost in the years since struck, the 1882M is rarely found in any quantity.

With just a few coins available, immediate action is essential – click add to cart now and hold Australia’s Gold Rush heritage in your hands!

More Information
Country of IssueAustralia
Year of Issue1882
MetalGold
Metal Purity (%)91.67
GradeFine to Very Fine
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