Victorian Sovereigns Collected by Die Number, the Property of a Gentleman
Date of Auction: 28th September 2005
Sold for £170
Estimate: £140 - £180
From the Douro cargo, Spink Auction 118, 20-1 November 1996, lot 547 (part).
The RMS Douro sank off Cape Finisterre on 2 April 1882 following a collision with the Spanish steamer Yrurac Bat. Its cargo of sovereigns was salvaged in 1995