1849 Great Britain Gold 1/2 Sovereign W/COA (Schiehallion Wreck)

1849 Great Britain Gold 1/2 Sovereign W/COA (Schiehallion Wreck)

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This sovereign was recovered from the wreckage of the Schiehallion, which wrecked after being pushed too close to the surf and went ashore at the Isle of Wight in 1879. All passengers and crew were saved, though most of the cargo of the ship was lost.

Coin Highlights:
  • 1849 Great Britain gold 1/2 sovereign. Shipwreck coin from the Schiehallion Barque.
  • Struck at the London Mint.
  • This coin had a mintage of 845,000 coins.
  • This coin comes with its original salvage certificate.
  • Obverse: Features the young portrait of Queen Victoria and the date.
  • Reverse: Gothic shield centered.
  • KM #735.1.

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