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1 Sovereign - Victoria

1 Sovereign - Victoria -  obverse1 Sovereign - Victoria -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1893-1900
Value 1 Sovereign (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1788-1929)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 7.9881 g
Diameter 22.05 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 13
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

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:
M
1883 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

Milled

Comments

Mintmarks:
M = Melbourne Mint
S = Sydney Mint
P = Perth Mint

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1893 M 1,914,000 10%
1893 M 0.9% Proof
1893 S 1,346,000 10%
1893 S 0% Proof
1894 M 4,166,000 7%
1894 M 0% Proof
1894 S 3,067,000 10%
1894 S 0% Proof
1895 M 4,165,000 13%
1895 M 0% Proof
1895 S 2,758,000 4%
1896 M 4,456,000 10%
1896 M 0.9% Proof
1896 S 2,544,000 0.9%
1897 M 5,130,000 17%
1897 M 1.7% Proof
1897 S 2,532,000 4%
1898 M 5,509,000 372.09 14%
1898 M 0% Proof
1898 S 2,548,000 5%
1899 M 5,579,000 14%
1899 M 0% Proof
1899 P 690,000 8%
1899 P 0% Proof
1899 S 3,259,000 7%
1900 M 4,305,000 10%
1900 M 0% Proof
1900 P 1,886,000 9%
1900 S 3,586,000 7%

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