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1885 Victoria Young Head Shield Gold Sovereigns
1885 Victoria young head shield reverse gold sovereigns were minted at Melbourne and Sydney. The Melbourne Mint issue is distinctly rare.


Gold Sovereigns - Victoria Young Head Shield Reverse
The following list of sovereigns is for coins in stock as at our last update of this page.
It is best to check prices and availability before ordering or give alternatives.
The US $ prices in the this table may be out of date due to currency fluctuations.
DateMintGradeStockPrice £Price $
1885Sabout UncYes£405$650

1885 Sydney Mint
When we bought a batch of 10 x 1885 Sydney Mint sovereigns, all in high grade, we gave them their own page.

Key To Mintmarks
L = London, no mintmark.
M = Melbourne, Australia
S = Sydney, Australia
EK = Edge Knock
Where we do not specify a mint mark, we are offering an unspecified mint of our choice.

Die Numbers
Please see our die numbers page for more information about die numbers.

Type Coins
If you are not looking for a particular date, but want a nice example of this type of sovereign, you can order a "type coin". Just look at our list of dates, grades and prices. Select the price you wish to pay, and we will send you the best grade coin we have available for that price, with our choice of date.

We Buy Gold Sovereigns

All our coins are guaranteed genuine, and we try to grade reasonably conservatively. For customers ordering by post, we want you to be delighted when you receive your coin. We thrive on repeat business and recommendation.

Victoria Type Collection

George III Victoria Young Head St. George Victoria Jubilee Click to go to our Victoria Old Head Sovereigns For Sale page Edward VII George V Elizabeth II

Obverse of 1885 Sydney Mint Victoria Shield Sovereign
Obverse of 1885 Sydney Mint Victoria Shield Sovereign

Reverse of 1885 Sydney Mint Victoria Shield Sovereign
Reverse of 1885 Sydney Mint Victoria Shield Sovereign

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