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½ Sovereign - Victoria

Features

Country Australia
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1901
Value 1/2 Sovereign (1/2)
Metal Gold (.917)
Weight 3.995 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 12
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Victoria facing left, veiled and draped, wearing ribbon and Star of Garter; around, VICTORIA . DEI . GRA . BRITT . REGINA . FID . DEF . IND . IMP . T.B. the artist's initials, T.B. are below the bust

Lettering:
VICTORIA·DEI·GRA·BRITT·REGINA·FID·DEF · IND·IMP·
T.B.

Engraver: Sir Joseph E. Boehm

Reverse

St. George on horseback holding short sword in right hand, wearing a flowing cape, helmet and boots; the horse rearing to right over fallen dragon which has a broken lance in its chest; the date, 1893 in the exergue. The mint mark M is in the ground above the middle of the date

Lettering:
P
1901

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

Milled

Comments

Mintmarks:
M = Melbourne Mint
P = Perth Mint

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½ Sovereign - Victoria