Great Britain 1848 1/2 sovereign
"Victoria, 1837-1901. 1/2 Sovereign 1848, London. Young head. 8 over 8 in date. Gutes sehr schön. (kingdom of Great Britain, Victoria, 1837-1901, half sovereign of 1848, London mint, young head type, 8/8 overdate. Good very fine.)"This type was struck in substantial quantities 1838-85 yet choice specimens are few.
Recorded mintage: 411,000, a slightly better date.
Specification: 3.99 g, .917 fine gold, .117 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.97 g.
Catalog reference: Seaby 3859, Fr-389b; KM-735.1.
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