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1844 Victoria Halfcrown MS 61

1844 Victoria Silver Halfcrown NGC MS 61 Slabbed

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A silver Halfcrown of Queen Victoria, dated 1844. The obverse features the ‘Young Head’ portrait of the Queen, her hair drawn back and bound with double plain fillets. The engraver of this portrait was William Wyon though his initials do not appear on the truncation of Victoria’s neck. The reverse shows a crowned, quartered shield of royal arms within two laurel branches, tied at the base of the shield with a ribbon. Tiny national flowers are arranged below. Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen. In this year Queen Victoria gave birth to her fourth children and second son, Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and welcomed king Louis Philippe I, first French king to visit a British sovereign. This Halfcrown is one of 1,999,000 struck in 1844. Weight: 14.14 grams. Diameter: 32.00 millimetres. Edge: milled. References: S 3888. Grade: This coin has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation as MS 61 (NGC Cert # 6029549-004). You’ll receive the coin pictured.
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Young head type A5 (ESC A4). Portrait shows hair tied with plain double ribbon, looking left with date below. Engraver: William Wyon. Legend: 'VICTORIA DEI GRATIA'.


Crowned, square-topped quartered shield of arms within two branches of laurels tied with a ribbon at the base of the shield. National flower emblems below. Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen. Legend: 'BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:'.


.925 sterling silver coin weighing 14.14 grams. Diameter: 32.00 millimetres. 


This coin has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation as MS 61 (NGC Cert # 6029549-004). A grade of MS 61 reflects a Mint State coin with a weak or average strike, no trace of wear and some marks.


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