ST 1859 Ay - Obv.1 (F: D: Type - Ae) Very slightly ex-polished - now toning down.
Rev. Die crack at 2 o'clock running through 2nd pair of berries (2 mm).
Date: Smaller 5 & Large 9. The 5 is probably 1 size smaller than the large 5 of this date.
The 9 is possibly larger and thicker than previous 9's of this date
The 59 have the same base line but the 9 is taller.
* The 8 of this date type is double struck. The 'new' 8 is slightly lower -
below the base line. Part of the original (underdate still shows above and to the left).
Grade: Bright (slightly ex-polished - now toning down) VF