Australia, British Colonial. Victoria AV Sovereign. Sydney mint, AD 1879. Dies designed by William Wyon and Jean Baptiste Merlen. VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, young diademed head to left, small W.W. on neck truncation; 1879 below / BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:, crowned coat-of-arms within wreath, mintmark S under ties; thistle, rose, and shamrock below. Friedberg 11; SCBC 3855; KM 6. 7.95g, 22mm, 6h.
Near Extremely Fine.