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Started by RHM22, April 19, 2010, 01:38:49 PM
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Quote from: AJG on April 19, 2010, 07:50:28 PMThe 1887 shield design sixpence was easily confused with a half sovereign, so much so that it was withdrawn.
Quote from: RHM22 on April 19, 2010, 01:38:49 PMJust an odd question that I thought of. Back in the Victorian days, did anyone ever gild a Crown and pass it as a Sovereign? I'm not sure about the size difference, but the design seems identical.