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1861 Shilling - Rarity?

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I've been concentrating on my YH Victoria shilling and sixpence types just recently, with a view to filling gaps and upgrading where necessary ...

Is the 1861 shilling really 'R' (rare) as indicated in Bull / ESC? Here's mine


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I never thought of it as such, although higher grade ones don't seem to be around much...Certainly not on the order of the "biggies" like 48/6, 50, 51, 54, 63, 63/1, etc.

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