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1 Sovereign - George V

1 Sovereign - George V -  obverse 1 Sovereign - George V -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Common coin
Years 1911-1928
Value 1 Sovereign (1)
Metal Gold (.917)
Weight 7.9881 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 29, Fr# 39
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Gold Coins of the World
by Robert Friedberg
(Coin & Currency Inst.)

Obverse

Bust of King George V facing left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
B.M.

Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

St.George slaying a dragon

Lettering:
M
1911 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

Reeded

Comments

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

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Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC Exchange
1911 M 2,851,000
1911 M Proof
1911 P 4,373,000
1911 S 2,519,000
1911 S Proof
1912 M 2,467,000
1912 P 4,278,000
1912 S 2,227,000
1913 M 2,323,000
1913 P 4,635,000
1913 S 2,249,000
1914 M 2,012,000
1914 P 4,815,000
1914 S 1,774,000
1914 S Proof
1915 M 1,637,000
1915 P 4,373,000
1915 S 1,346,000
1916 M 1,277,000
1916 P 4,906,000
1916 S 1,242,000
1917 M 934,000
1917 P 4,110,000
1917 S 1,666,000
1918 M 4,969,000
1918 P 3,812,000
1918 S 3,716,000
1919 M 514,000
1919 P 2,995,000
1919 S 1,835,000
1920 M 530,000
1920 P 2,421,000
1920 S 360,000
1921 M 240,000
1921 P 2,314,000
1921 S 839,000
1922 M 608,000
1922 P 2,298,000
1922 S 578,000
1922 S Proof
1923 M 510,000
1923 P 2,124,000
1923 S 416,000
1923 S Proof
1924 M 278,000
1924 P 1,464,000
1924 S 394,000
1925 M 3,311,000
1925 P 1,837,000
1925 S 5,632,000
1926 M 211,000
1926 P 1,131,000
1926 S 1,030,999
1926 S Proof
1927 M 310,000 None known to exist
1927 P 1,383,000
1928 M 413,000
1928 P 1,333,000

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