1 Sovereign - Victoria

1 Sovereign - Victoria -  obverse1 Sovereign - Victoria -  reverse

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Country Australia - Colonial
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1887-1893
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# 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 Frequency
1887 M 940,000 13%
1887 S 1,002,000 15%
1888 M 2,830,000 18%
1888 S 2,187,000 11%
1889 M 2,732,000 17%
1889 S 3,262,000 7%
1890 M 2,473,000 11%
1890 S 2,808,000 11%
1891 M 2,749,000 430.05 813.78 11%
1891 S 2,596,000 396.72 14%
1892 M 3,488,000 13%
1892 S 2,837,000 6%
1893 M 1,649,000 11%
1893 S 1,498,000 18%

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