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Australia 1857 10s.JPG (38835 bytes)

Sovereign - 1857 - S

KM-004 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,538M

The obverse has the young head of Queen Victoria (b1819-d1901) with a sprig of banksia and the Latin inscription VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR: REG:D:F: (Victoria by grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith). The date 1857 is below the bust.  The bust was designed by Leonard Charles Wyon.  The reverse has a crown and the country's name with St. Edward's crown above circled by a wreath. At the top is a legend identifying the Sydney Mint and below is the denomination Half Sovereign. This is the Type II version. Australian gold coins are more yellow as they were alloyed with silver whereas the London issues were redder and were alloyed with copper, making the Australian gold coins of higher intrinsic worth. In 1870, the decision was made to scrap the unique Australian design in favour of the standard British design. The Sydney Mint was opened as a branch of the London Royal Mint in 1855. 


Australia 1857 1P.jpg (62966 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1857 - S

KM-003 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,499M

The obverse has the young head of Queen Victoria (b1819-d1901) with a sprig of banksia and the Latin inscription VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR: REG:D:F: (Victoria by grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith). The date 1857 is below the bust.  The bust was designed by Leonard Charles Wyon. The reverse has a crown and the country's name with St. Edward's crown above circled by a wreath. At the top is a legend identifying the Sydney Mint and below is the denomination One Sovereign. This is the Type II version. Australian gold coins are more yellow as they were alloyed with silver whereas the London issues were redder and were alloyed with copper, making the Australian gold coins of higher intrinsic worth. In 1870, the decision was made to scrap the unique Australian design in favour of the standard British design. The Sydney Mint was opened as a branch of the London Royal Mint in 1855. 


Australia 1864 10s.jpg (32712 bytes)

Sovereign - 1864 - S

KM-004 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,141M

The obverse has the young head of Queen Victoria (b1819-d1901) with a sprig of banksia and the Latin inscription VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR: REG:D:F: (Victoria by grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith). The date 1864 is below the bust.  The bust was designed by Leonard Charles Wyon.  The reverse has a crown and the country's name with St. Edward's crown above circled by a wreath. At the top is a legend identifying the Sydney Mint and below is the denomination Half Sovereign. This is the Type II version. Australian gold coins are more yellow as they were alloyed with silver whereas the London issues were redder and were alloyed with copper, making the Australian gold coins of higher intrinsic worth. In 1870, the decision was made to scrap the unique Australian design in favour of the standard British design. The Sydney Mint was opened as a branch of the London Royal Mint in 1855. 


Australia 1865.jpg (48802 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1865 - S

KM-003 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2.130.500

The obverse has the young head of Queen Victoria (b1819-d1901) with a sprig of banksia and the Latin inscription VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR: REG:D:F: (Victoria by grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith). The date 1865 is below the bust.  The bust was designed by Leonard Charles Wyon. The reverse has a crown and the country's name with St. Edward's crown above circled by a wreath. At the top is a legend identifying the Sydney Mint and below is the denomination One Sovereign. This is the Type II version. Australian gold coins are more yellow as they were alloyed with silver whereas the London issues were redder and were alloyed with copper, making the Australian gold coins of higher intrinsic worth. In 1870, the decision was made to scrap the unique Australian design in favour of the standard British design. The Sydney Mint was opened as a branch of the London Royal Mint in 1855. 


1 Sovereign - 1871 - S

KM-006 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2.814.000

The obverse features a young bust  (of a young woman of 18 on her ascension to the throne) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA DEI GRATIA (Victoria by Grace of God) surrounds the bust.  The date 1871 is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon.  The reverse has the the Ensigns Armorial of the United Kingdom contained in a plain shield, surmounted by the Royal Crown and encircled with a laurel wreath, with the inscription BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID DEF (British Queen, Defender of the Faith), having the united rose, thistle and shamrock placed under the shield. The shield was designed by Johann Baptiste Merlen. The mintmark S (for the Sydney  mint) is below the bow of the wreath. The Sydney Mint was opened as a branch of the London Royal Mint in 1855. It is believed that most of the Shield reverse sovereigns were exported to India as the St. George reverse was unacceptable for religious grounds on the basis of idolatry. 


Australia 1872S 1S.jpg (38176 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1872 - S

KM-006 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 1.815.000*

The obverse features a young bust  (of a young woman of 18 on her ascension to the throne) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA DEI GRATIA (Victoria by Grace of God) surrounds the bust.  The date 1872 is below the bust.  There is a die crack from the truncheon of the bust through the 8  in the date to therim. The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon.  The reverse has the the Ensigns Armorial of the United Kingdom contained in a plain shield, surmounted by the Royal Crown and encircled with a laurel wreath, with the inscription BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID DEF (British Queen, Defender of the Faith), having the united rose, thistle and shamrock placed under the shield. There is a die crackrunning from the mintmark S both left and right to the first lower leaf in the wreath. The shield was designed by Johann Baptiste Merlen. The mintmark S (for the Sydney  mint) is below the bow of the wreath. The Sydney Mint was opened as a branch of the London Royal Mint in 1855.  It is believed that most of the Shield reverse sovereigns were exported to India as the St. George reverse was unacceptable for religious grounds on the basis of idolatry. 

* Includes both types, Shield and St. George


Australia 1872S 1P.JPG (26138 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1872 - S

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 1.815.000*

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. This rendition of St. George was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date 1872 is at the bottom. The Sydney Mint was opened as a branch of the London Royal Mint in 1855.

* Includes both types, Shield and St. George


Australia 1873M 1P.jpg (45344 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1873 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,752M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. This rendition of St. George was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date 1873 is at the bottom. This coin has a rotated reverse of about 20 degrees. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


Australia 1874M 1P.jpg (47629 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1874 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 1,373M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. This rendition of St. George was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date 1874 is at the bottom. This coin has a rotated reverse of about 20 degrees. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


Australia 1876S 1P.jpg (47586 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1876 - S

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage -   1.613M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. This rendition of St. George was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date 1876 is at the bottom. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


Australia 1877M 1P.jpg (49055 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1877 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,124M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. This rendition of St. George was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date 1877 is at the bottom. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


1 Sovereign - 1878 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,171M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. This rendition of St. George was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date 1878 is at the bottom. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


Australia 1879M 1S.jpg (36030 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1879 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,740M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. This rendition of St. George was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date 1879 is at the bottom. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


Australia 1880M 1P.jpg (49800 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1880 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 3,053M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. This rendition of St. George was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date 1880 is at the bottom. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


Australia 1881M 10s.jpg (29390 bytes)

Sovereign - 1881 - M

KM-005 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 42.000

The obverse features a young bust  (of a young woman of 18 on her ascension to the throne) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA DEI GRATIA (Victoria by Grace of God) surrounds the bust.  The date 1881 is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon.  The reverse has the the Ensigns Armorial of the United Kingdom contained in a plain shield, surmounted by the Royal Crown and encircled with a laurel wreath, with the inscription BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID DEF (British Queen, Defender of the Faith), having the united rose, thistle and shamrock placed under the shield. The shield was designed by Johann Baptiste Merlen.The mintmark M (for the Melbourne  mint) is below the bow of the wreath. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  It is believed that most of the Shield reverse sovereigns were exported to India as the St. George reverse was unacceptable for religious grounds on the basis of idolatry. 


Australia 1881M 1P no BP.jpg (45938 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1881 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 3,053M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1881 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. This coin is the variety without B.P. on the reverse.


Australia 1881S 1P.jpg (53204 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1881 - S

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 1,360M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1881 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint. This coin is the variety without B.P. on the reverse.


Australia 1882S 1P.jpg (56077 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1882 - S

KM-006 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 1.298.000

The obverse features a young bust  (of a young woman of 18 on her ascension to the throne) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA DEI GRATIA (Victoria by Grace of God) surrounds the bust.  The date 1882 is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon.  The reverse has the the Ensigns Armorial of the United Kingdom contained in a plain shield, surmounted by the Royal Crown and encircled with a laurel wreath, with the inscription BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID DEF (British Queen, Defender of the Faith), having the united rose, thistle and shamrock placed under the shield. The shield was designed by Johann Baptiste Merlen.The mintmark S (for the Sydney  mint) is below the bow of the wreath. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint. It is believed that most of the Shield reverse sovereigns were exported to India as the St. George reverse was unacceptable for religious grounds on the basis of idolatry. 


Australia 1882M 1P.jpg (57109 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1882 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,466M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1882 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. This coin is the variety without B.P. on the reverse.


Australia 1882S 1P sg.jpg (50116 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1882 - S

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,740M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1882 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint. This coin is the variety without B.P. on the reverse.


Australia 1883M 1P.jpg (52188 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1883 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,047M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1884 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. This coin is the variety without B.P. on the reverse.


1 Sovereign - 1884 - M

KM-006 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,942M

The obverse features a young bust  (of a young woman of 18 on her ascension to the throne) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA DEI GRATIA (Victoria by Grace of God) surrounds the bust.  The date 1884 is below the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon.  The reverse has the the Ensigns Armorial of the United Kingdom contained in a plain shield, surmounted by the Royal Crown and encircled with a laurel wreath, with the inscription BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID DEF (British Queen, Defender of the Faith), having the united rose, thistle and shamrock placed under the shield. The shield was designed by Johann Baptiste Merlen.The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bow of the wreath. The reverse was designed by J. B. Merlen. It is believed that most of the Shield reverse sovereigns were exported to India as the St. George reverse was unacceptable for religious grounds on the basis of idolatry. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  It is believed that most of the Shield reverse sovereigns were exported to India as the St. George reverse was unacceptable for religious grounds on the basis of idolatry. 


Australia 1885 1P no BP.jpg (41673 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1885 - M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,957M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1885 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  T^his is an unlisted variety without the BP initials on the reverse.


1 Sovereign - 1885 - S

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 1.486.000

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1885 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


Australia 1886M 1P.jpg (53659 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1886-M

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,902M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1886 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


Australia 1887S 1P.jpg (30236 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1887 - S

KM-007 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 1,000M

The obverse features a young bust of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by William W. Wyon. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is below the bust.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1887 is at the bottom. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  This was the last year the Young Head series were minted.


Australia 1888M 1P.jpg (51530 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1888 - M

KM-010 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu 

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,830M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (as a mourning widow on the golden jubilee of her reign of 1837-1887) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1888 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


Australia 1889M 1P.jpg (49469 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1889 - M

KM-010 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu 

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,732M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (as a mourning widow on the golden jubilee of her reign of 1837-1887) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1889 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


1 Sovereign - 1890 - S

KM-010 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,808M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (as a mourning widow on the golden jubilee of her reign of 1837-1887) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1890 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.   The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


1 Sovereign - 1891 - M

KM-010 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu 

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,749M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (as a mourning widow on the golden jubilee of her reign of 1837-1887) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1891 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


Australia 1892M 1P.jpg (51686 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1892 - M

KM-010 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu 

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 3,488M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (as a mourning widow on the golden jubilee of her reign of 1837-1887) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1892 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


Australia 1894S 1P.jpg (62948 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1894 - S

KM-013 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 3,067M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (veiled head) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by Sir Thomas Brock.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The date 1894 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound.   The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


Australia 1895M 1S.jpg (48459 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1895 - M

KM-013 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,165M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (veiled head) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by Sir Thomas Brock.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1895 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


Australia 1896M 1S.jpg (48577 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1896 - M

KM-013 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,456M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (veiled head) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by Sir Thomas Brock.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1896 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.   


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1 Sovereign - 1898 - M

KM-013 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 5,509M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (veiled head) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by Sir Thomas Brock.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1898 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


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1 Sovereign - 1900 - M

KM-013 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,305M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (veiled head) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by Sir Thomas Brock.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1900 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


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1 Sovereign - 1901 - M

KM-013 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 3,987M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (veiled head) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by Sir Thomas Brock.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1901 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


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1 Sovereign - 1901 - S

KM-013 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 3,012M

The obverse features a jubilee bust (veiled head) of Queen Victoria (b1819-1901). VICTORIA D:G: BRITTANIAR:REG:F:D: (Victoria by Grace of God, British Queen, Defender of the Faith) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by Sir Thomas Brock.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1901 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


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1 Sovereign - 1902 - P

KM-014 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,289M

The obverse features a bust of King Edward VII (b1841-d1910). EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP (Edward VII by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by George William De Saules.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1902 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound.  The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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1 Sovereign - 1903 - P

KM-014 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,674M

The obverse features a bust of King Edward VII (b1841-d1910). EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP (Edward VII by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by George William De Saules.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1903 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound.  The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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Sovereign - 1903 - S

KM-014 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,231M

The obverse features a bust of King Edward VII (b1841-d1910). EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP (Edward VII by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by George William De Saules.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1903 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound.  The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


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1 Sovereign - 1904 - P

KM-014 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,506M

The obverse features a bust of King Edward VII (b1841-d1910). EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP (Edward VII by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by George William De Saules.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1904 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound.  The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.   The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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1 Sovereign - 1905 - P

KM-014 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,8769M

The obverse features a bust of King Edward VII (b1841-d1910). EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP (Edward VII by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by George William De Saules.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1905 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound.  The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.   The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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Sovereign - 1907 - M

KM-014 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,400M

The obverse features a bust of King Edward VII (b1841-d1910). EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP (Edward VII by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by George William De Saules.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1907 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


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Sovereign - 1910 - S

KM-014 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,474M

The obverse features a bust of King Edward VII (b1841-d1910). EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP (Edward VII by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by George William De Saules.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1910 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound.  The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci.  The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


1 Sovereign - 1910 - P

KM-015 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded  

Mintage - 4,690M

The obverse features a bust of King Edward VII (b1841-d1910). EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP (Edward VII by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust. The obverse was designed by George William De Saules. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1910 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound.  The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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Sovereign - 1911 - S

KM-028 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0.917 Au/0,083 Cu

  Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,252M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1911 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


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1 Sovereign - 1911 - S

KM-029 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0.917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 2,519M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1911 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. This coin has a 45 rotated reverse. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


1 Sovereign - 1911 - M

KM-029 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0.917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 2,851M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1911 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. This coin has a 45 rotated reverse. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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Sovereign - 1912 - S

KM-028 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0.917 Au/0,083 Cu

  Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 0,278M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1912 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.


1 Sovereign - 1912 - M

KM-029 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0.917 Au/0,083 Cu

  Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,476M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1912 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


 

1 Sovereign - 1912 - P

KM-029 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0.917 Au/0,083 Cu

  Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,278M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1912 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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1 Sovereign - 1913 - M

KM-029 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0.917 Au/0,083 Cu

  Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,323M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1913 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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1 Sovereign - 1913 - P

KM-029 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0.917 Au/0,083 Cu

 Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,535M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1913 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


1 Sovereign - 1913 - S

KM-029 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

  Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,249M

The obverse features the large bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1913 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


1 Sovereign - 1914 - M

KM-029 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

 Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 2,012M

The obverse features the large bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1914 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


 

1 Sovereign - 1914 - P

KM-029 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

 Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 4,815M

The obverse features the large bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal. The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1914 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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Sovereign - 1915  - S  

KM-028 - 3,99 g - 19,3 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded 

Mintage - 0,892M

The obverse features the large bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1915 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


1 Sovereign - 1915 - M

KM-029 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

  Edge - Reeded

Mintage - 1,637M

The obverse features the large bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1915 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


1 Sovereign - 1915 - P

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 4,373M

The obverse features the large head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1915 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


1 Sovereign - 1915 - S

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 

21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 1,346M

The obverse features the large head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1915 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


 

1 Sovereign - 1917 - M

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 

21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 0,934M

The obverse features the large head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1915 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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1 Sovereign - 1917 - P

KM-028 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 4,110M

The obverse features the large head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1917 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


1 Sovereign - 1918 - P

KM-028 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 3,812M

The obverse features the large head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1918 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


1 Sovereign - 1918 - S

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 3,716M

The obverse features the large head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1918 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


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1 Sovereign - 1919 - P

KM-028 - 7,99 g  - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 2,995M

The obverse features the large head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1919 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


 

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1 Sovereign - 1919 - S

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 2,421M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1919 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


1 Sovereign - 1920 - P

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 2,421M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1920 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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1 Sovereign - 1922 - P

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

 Mintage - 2,298M

The obverse features the large bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1922 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


1 Sovereign - 1923 - P

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

 Mintage - 2,124M

The obverse features the large bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1923 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


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1 Sovereign - 1925 - M

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

 Mintage - 3.311M

The obverse features the large bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.  The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.  The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1925 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


Australia 1925S 1P.jpg (115334 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1925 - S

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 5,632M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1925 is at the bottom. The mintmark S (for the Sydney mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 as a branch mint to the London Royal Mint.  


Australia 1926M 1S.jpg (44862 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1926 - M

KM-028 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 5,632M

The obverse features a bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1926 is at the bottom. The mintmark M (for the Melbourne mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Melbourne Mint was opened in 1872 as a second branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


Australia 1930P 1P.jpg (57566 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1930 - P

KM-032 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 1,915M

The obverse features a small head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1930 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


Australia 1931P 1S.jpg (49929 bytes)

1 Sovereign - 1931 - P

KM-032 - 7,99 g - 21,5 mm

Fineness - 0,917 Au/0,083 Cu

Edge - Reeded

  Mintage - 1,173M

The obverse features a small head bust of George V (b1865-d1936). GEORGIVS V D:G: BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND IMP. (George V by Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India) surrounds the bust.   The obverse was designed by Bertrand Mackennal.The reverse has St. George slaying the dragon. The date 1931 is at the bottom. The mintmark P (for the Perth mint) is above at the center of the mound. The reverse was designed by Bendetto Pistrucci. The Perth Mint was opened in 1899 as a third branch mint to the London Royal Mint. 


 

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