ST 1847 Bf - Obv.1 (F: D: type - Af)
Rev. Left tie ribbon and wreath stalk fully struck *
Date: All numerals - Large. The 8 is over an 8 (slightly to the left)
The 4 is over a 4 (centre part of foot shows below)
Grade: Choice EF/EF+ Bright
* I have only ever had four examples of this extremely rare date and as I did not
take much notice, previously, I cannot determine how many had full or part
left tie ribbon & wreath stalk. See 1846 part left ribbon & wreath stalk.
At least two other 1847, that I have the scan of had full left ribbon, etc.
At present I have three examples in stock and this example has the normal
(FULL) tie ribbon at the left side and full length wreath stalk.
It is difficult to know if this is a ex-Maundy coin or a choice currency coin.
I feel that this coin is possibly - ex-Maundy ! Maundy mintage: 4,488
Whether it is Ex-Maundy or currency it is still extremely rare and highly