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Coin: Quarter Sovereign 1853
Description

This is a pattern which was considered for mass production but not approved or released.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value1/4 (x Pound) TypeQuarter Sovereign (Pre-decimal)
Year1853 CurrentNo
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark unknown
MaterialGold Designer
MonarchQueen Victoria EffigyPortrait by William Wyon (Young head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)13 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.0810
Obverse

Head of Queen Victoria facing left wearing ribbon in her hair; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:.

Obverse inscription VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:
Reverse

Crowned shield bearing royal arms divides the date 1853; around, QUARTER SOVEREIGN.

Reverse inscription

QUARTER SOVEREIGN 1853

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Quarter Sovereign 1853: Photos
Quarter Sovereign 1853: Photo Gold 1/4 Sovereign, Great Britain, 1853
Gold 1/4 Sovereign, Great Britain, 1853
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Quarter Sovereign 1853: Photo Gold 1/4 Sovereign, Great Britain, 1853
Gold 1/4 Sovereign, Great Britain, 1853
Copyright: American Numismatic Society / CC BY NC
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Quarter Sovereign 1853: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# Pn113
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Quarter Sovereign 1853: Some useful external links
American Numismatic Society: Gold 1/4 Sovereign, Great Britain, 1853
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