Lot 3253: English Milled Coins - Victoria - 1845 VIII - Enamelled Crown Brooch
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Dated 1845 AD. Obv: profile bust with date below and VICTORIA DEI GRATIA legend; fitted with brooch pin and separate suspension loop. Rev: crowned arms in wreath with BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID DEF legend; skilfully enamelled in five colours, the exposed metal areas engraved gilded. Edge: impressed with DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI VIII inscription with cinquefoil stops. S. 3882; ESC 6th 2564 (old 282); BSC 433. 26.68 grams. .
Condition Report: Very fine work, attractive and wearable, very minor marks to enamelling.