2 Pounds - Edward VII Coronation
|Value||2 Pounds (2)|
|Orientation||Coin alignment ↑↓|
|References||KM# 16, Fr# 31
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)
Coronation of Edward VII
Head of King Edward VII facing right
EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
St. George on horseback holding short sword, the horse rearing to right over a fallen dragon which has a broken lance in its chest; in exergue, the date
This was a special commemorative issue related to the coronation of Edward VII, the only other two pound coin struck in Australia, also at the Sydney mint, was in 1887 for the Jubilee of Queen Victoria. After the closure of the Sydney mint in 1926 the dies for this coin were brought to the Melbourne mint and may have been employed there before being defaced and sent to the Dixon Collection in Sydney (now in the State Library of New South Wales, Dixon Collection).
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|1902 S||4||Mate Proof|
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