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1 Sovereign - George V Enhanced portrait

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

© Museum Victoria

Features

Country Australia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1929-1931
Value 1 Sovereign (1)
Composition 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)

Obverse

Enhanced portrait of King George V facing left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
B.M.

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".

Reverse

St.George slaying a dragon

Lettering:
M
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.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Mintmarks:
M = Melbourne Mint
P = Perth Mint
Mint marks are located on the ground on the reverse.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU 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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