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MS 1848 - obv.
MS 1848 - Rev.

 

 

M4 1848 - OR (VICTORIA)

M4 1848 - BR (BRITANNIAR)

M4 1848 - RE (REGINA)

1848 Maundy set - This is one of the rarer dates in the Victorian Maundy series.

This is partly due to the threepence being extremely rare in any grade and especially

so in a choice grade. The difference between a Maundy and a currency 3d of this period is

that they are extremely difficult to tell apart ! So silver 3d collectors will on occasions

buy the Maundy set if a 3d alone is not available.

On the set the Fourpence is brilliant (bright) the O & R of VICTORIA have gaps at the top. The B

has a gap at the top and bottom both R's have gaps at the top in BRITANNIAR. The R of REGINA

also has a gap at the top and the E has a slight gap at the bottom. Bright EF+-pAS

The Threepence: Obv. Light tone in legend. Rev. Blue greenish tone.   EF+-pAS. 

The Twopence: Obv. Light tone in legend. Blue greenish tone.   EF+-pAS

The Penny is Bright.  EF+-pAS

The set is choice and well matched by grade - EF+-pAS

Victorian Maundy Un-dated case - front

Victorian Maundy Un-dated case - inside

Victorian Maundy un-dated case with 1848 Maundy set. Inside is Royal Purple silk & velvet.

A set sold in London Coin auctions 5 March 2017 Lot. 2406 for 1,300 + 17% (221)....1,521.

The price is helped by the 1848 maroon dated Maundy case (worth 150 or plus +)

The 3d pence alone can fetch between 800+ & 1100.00


Auction 156
English Coins 1848 ESC 2458 A/UNC to UNC and with a matching colourful tone, the with a couple of tone spots, the with a small rim nick, comes in a maroon dated case, Very Rare  1300.00

 

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