|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1 Sovereign = 20 Shillings (1)|
|Currency||Pound sterling (1158-1970)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.Sp# 3874
And 4 more volumes.
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
Older crowned and veiled bust ('Old Head') of Queen Victoria left, legend around.
Lettering: VICTORIA·DEI·GRA · BRITT·REGINA·FID·DEF · IND·IMP
Translation: Victoria by the Grace of God Queen of the Britains Defender of the Faith Empress of India
St. George slaying the dragon right, date in exergue.
The standard weight of a sovereign was 160/623 troy ounce (123.3 grains). The pure gold content was 113 1/623 grains (7.3224 g).
Note: for issues with mintmark below horse's right rear hoof, see Australia - Colonial
(M = Melbourne mint, P = Perth mint, S = Sydney mint)
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|1893||6 898 000||18%|
|1894||3 783 000||318.24||480.20||17%|
|1895||2 285 000||417.47||13%|
|1896||3 334 000||16%|
|1898||4 361 000||392.20||16%|
|1899||7 516 000||387.22||423.52||28%|
|1900||10 847 000||363.02||453.77||28%|
|1901||1 579 000||376.65||15%|
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