1 Sovereign - Victoria

1 Sovereign - Victoria -  obverse 1 Sovereign - Victoria -  reverse

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Country Australia - Colonial
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1887-1893
Value 1 Sovereign (1)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 7.9881 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 10
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)



Engraver: Joseph Edgar Boehm

Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Baronet, RA was a medallist and sculptor, best known for the Jubilee head of Queen Victoria on coinage, and the statue of the Duke of Wellington at Hyde Park Corner.


S 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.




M = Melbourne Mint
S = Sydney Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1887 M 940,000
1887 S 1,002,000
1888 M 2,830,000
1888 S 2,187,000
1889 M 2,732,000
1889 S 3,262,000
1890 M 2,473,000
1890 S 2,808,000
1891 M 2,749,000 427.49 808.94
1891 S 2,596,000 394.36
1892 M 3,488,000
1892 S 2,837,000
1893 M 1,649,000
1893 S 1,498,000

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