George V (1910-1936)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1 Sovereign = 20 Shillings (1)|
|Currency||Pound sterling (1158-1970)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around.
Lettering: GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Translation: George the Fifth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains Defender of the Faith Emperor of India
St George slaying the dragon right, date in exergue.
Note: mintmark varieties exist (see below)
The standard weight of a sovereign was 160/623 troy ounce (123.3 grains). The pure gold content was 113 1/623 grains (7.3224 g).
For issues with mintmark M, P or S below horse's right rear hoof, see Australia Sovereign Coinage (M = Melbourne mint, P = Perth mint, S = Sydney mint).
For issues with mintmark SA below horse's right rear hoof, see South Africa Sovereign Coinage (Pretoria mint).
For issues with mintmark I below horse's right rear hoof, see India (British) Sovereign Coinage (Bombay mint).
Issues with mintmark C below horse's right rear hoof were struck at the Ottawa mint under authority and instruction of the Royal Mint, London, and can be found listed under the UK.
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