1852 AEF Queen Victoria Sovereign CGS 55. Queen Victoria was the longest reigning British monarch and the figurehead of a vast empire. She oversaw vast changes in British society and gave her name to an age.
She succeeded her uncle, William IV, in 1837, at the age of 18, and her reign dominated the rest of the century. In 1840 she married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg Gotha. After the Indian Mutiny in 1857, the government of India was transferred from the East India Company to the Crown and in 1877, Victoria became Empress of India.
Her empire also included Canada, Australia, India, New Zealand, and large parts of Africa. In 1887, Victoria's Golden Jubilee and, 10 years later, her Diamond Jubilee were celebrated with great enthusiasm.
Queen Victoria had nine childen, Victoria Adelaide Mary Princess Royal, Kaiser Wilhelm II the German Emperor, Duchess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen, Prince Henry of Prussia, Prince Sigismund of Prussia, Princess Victoria of Prussia, Prince Waldemar of Prussia, Sophie of Prussia, Queen of Greece, Princess Margarete of Hesse. 1852 AEF Queen Victoria Shield Sovereign Spink 3852C CGS 55. CGS rigorously checks the authenticity and they will not encapsulate any coins if they have any doubt as to its authenticity, so buyers of coins encapsulated by CGS can rest assured that a professional third party company has authenticated the coin and graded it.
Hence a CGS encapsulated coin could be a safer investment than a raw uncertified coin. Check out my investment coins in my shop. The CGS population report is correct when this coin was originally listed, it may become out of date as CGS grade new coins. The item "1852 AEF Queen Victoria Great Britain Shield Gold Sovereign Coin CGS 55, AU55" is in sale since Monday, August 5, 2019.This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Victoria (1837-1901)\Sovereign". The seller is "goldguineas" and is located in Devon. This item can be shipped worldwide.