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½ Sovereign - Edward VII

Features

Country Australia
King Edward VII (1901-1910)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1902-1910
Value 1/2 Sovereign (1/2)
Currency Pound sterling (1788-1929)
Composition Gold (.9166)
Weight 3.9940 g
Diameter 19.30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 14
  • 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:
EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
DeS.

Engraver: George William de Saulles

George William de Saulles was a British medallist. He authored and designed the obverse of coins from the United Kingdom and its colonies under Queen Victoria and Edward VII of the United Kingdom

Reverse

Lettering:
M B.P.
1906

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.

Comments

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

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1902 S 84,000 21%
1902 S 0% Frosted Proof
1902 S 2% Proof
1903 S 231,000 19%
1904 P 60,000 12%
1906 M 82,000 12%
1906 S 308,000 17%
1907 M 400,000 17%
1908 M 19%
1908 P 25,000 12%
1908 S 538,000 14%
1909 M 186,000 10%
1909 P 44,000 14%
1910 S 474,000 24%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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