Australia 1887 Melbourne Half Sovereign – PCGS MS61
- S-3870 Spread JEB
- The scarce variant of 1887M Jubilee
- Iverson DISH M502
Mintage for Melbourne in 1887 is 64,000 – which includes approx. 9000 young head half sovereigns. This is a semi-key, scarce date and this coin is RARE in this grade. If you own the book by David Iverson on Jubilee Half Sovereigns, this particular die (1 of 6 provided to Melbourne) is DISH M502 (page 20).
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