1 Sovereign - George V Enhanced portrait

1 Sovereign - George V (Enhanced portrait) -  obverse 1 Sovereign - George V (Enhanced portrait) -  reverse

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Country Australia
Type Common coin
Years 1929-1931
Value 1 Sovereign (1)
Metal Gold (.917)
Weight 7.98 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 32
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Enhanced portrait of King George V facing left


Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".


St.George slaying a dragon

1930 B.P.

Engraver: Benedetto Pistrucci

Benedetto Pistrucci was a distinguished Italian Gem-engraver, medallist and coin-engraver who became Chief-medallist at the Royal Mint in England.




M = Melbourne Mint
P = Perth Mint

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Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC
1929 M 436,000
1929 M Proof
1929 P 1,606,000
1930 M 77,000
1930 M Proof
1930 P 1,915,000
1931 M 57,000
1931 M Proof
1931 P 1,173,000

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