Coins and Historical Medals (9 February 2021)

Date of Auction: 9th February 2021

Sold for £4,200

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Victoria (1837-1901), Pattern Shilling, 1863, by C. Wiener and W.J. Taylor, in silver, coronetted head left, rev. crowned square-topped shield in tressure over cross, edge plain, 12h (ESC 3091 [1377]). About as struck, very rare [slabbed NGC PF 64]


Research would suggest that this coin should warrant a higher rarity rating than stated in ESC. Only a few examples have ever appeared on the market and a mere two specimens have been encapsulated by third-party graders