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1 Sovereign - Victoria

Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1857-1870
Value 1 Sovereign (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1788-1929)
Composition Gold (.9166)
Weight 7.9881 g
Diameter 22.05 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 4,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Fr# 10
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)

Obverse

Lettering:
VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
1865

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Reverse

Lettering:
SYDNEY MINT
AUSTRALIA
ONE SOVEREIGN

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Edge

Milled

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1857 (sy) 499,000
1857 (sy) milled edge; Proof
1857 (sy) smooth edge; Proof
1858 (sy) 1,101,000
1859 (sy) 1,050,000
1860 (sy) 1,573,000
1861 (sy) 1,626,000
1862 (sy) 2,477,000
1863 (sy) 1,255,000
1864 (sy) 2,698,000
1865 (sy) 2,130,000
1866 (sy) 2,911,000
1866 (sy) Proof
1867 (sy) 2,370,000 overdate variety exists
1868 (sy) 3,522,000
1870 (sy) 1,220,000 441.11
1870 (sy) Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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Bullion value: 347.37 USD Search tips
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