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1 Sovereign - Victoria

Features

Country Australia
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1901
Value 1 Sovereign (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1788-1929)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 7.988 g
Diameter 22.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 13
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

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

Engraver: Thomas Brock

Sir Thomas Brock KCB RA was an English sculptor, whose works include the monument to Queen Victoria in front of Buckingham Palace.

Reverse

St George slaying a dragon

Lettering:
S
B. 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
S = Sydney Mint
P = Perth Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1901 M 3,987,000 55%
1901 M 0.00% Proof
1901 P 2,889,000 36%
1901 P 3% Proof
1901 S 3,012,000 33%

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