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1 Sovereign - Victoria

Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1871-1887
Value 1 Sovereign (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1788-1929)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 7.9881 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 6,
  • 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.
Fr# 11
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA. ISBN 9780871843098.

Obverse

Lettering:
VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
W.W.
1887

Engraver: William Wyon

William Wyon RA, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

Reverse

Lettering:
BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:
M

Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen

Comments

Mintmarks:
M = Melbourne Mint
S = Sydney Mint

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1871 S 2,814,000 Incuse "WW"
1871 S Proof
1871 S Raised "WW"
1872 M 748,000 overdate variety exists
1872 S 1,815,000
1873 S 1,478,000
1874 M 1,373,000
1875 S 2,122,000
1875 S Proof
1877 S 1,590,000
1878 S 1,259,000
1879 S 1,366,000
1880 M 3,053,000
1880 M Proof
1880 S 1,459,000
1880 S Proof
1881 M 2,324,000
1881 S 1,360,000
1882 M 2,466,000
1882 S 1,298,000
1883 M 2,049,999
1883 M Proof
1883 S 1,108,000
1883 S Proof
1884 M 2,942,000
1884 M Proof
1884 S 1,595,000
1885 M 2,957,000
1885 M Proof
1885 S 1,486,000
1886 M 2,902,000
1886 M Proof
1886 S 1,677,000
1886 S Proof
1887 M 1,915,000
1887 M Proof
1887 S 1,000,000
1887 S Proof

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