The "Queen" of Victorian Halfcrowns? 1839 Currency Version and Superb!
Bias of ownership, no doubt but nevertheless remains my favorite Victorian coin:
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This come from one of the very last Glenndining sales c. 2000 and I spotted it in their somewhat poorly photographed catalogue. As readers who might care are doubtlessly aware, this is a very scarce issue in currency uncirculated quality. The proofs from 1839 are getting some attention because of the Una proof of the same year, and there certainly are controversial issues with regards to grading of proofs, but I think readers will like this coin.
Well, just Love coins, period.