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 22.05 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 9310
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References KM# 7
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Queen Victoria's young head, surrounded by legend. Mintmark below bust.

Lettering:
VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D:
W.W.
M

Engraver: William Wyon

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

Reverse

St George slaying the dragon, with the date in exergue below.

Lettering: 1876 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.

Edge

Milled

Comments

Mintmarks:
M = Melbourne Mint
S = Sydney Mint

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1871 S 2 814 000 7%
1871 S 0.6% Proof
1872 M 748 000 1.8%
1872 S 1 815 000 5%
1873 M 752 000 5%
1873 M 0% Proof
1873 S 1 478 000 6%
1874 M 1 373 000 6%
1874 M 0% Proof
1874 S 1 899 000 5%
1875 M 1 888 000 10%
1875 M 0% Proof
1875 S 2 122 000 4%
1876 M 2 124 000 9%
1876 S 1 613 000 9%
1877 M 1 487 000 11%
1877 S 0% Proof
1877 S 2 1.2% Ultra Rare
1878 M 2 171 000 14%
1879 M 2 740 000 12%
1879 S 1 366 000 1.8%
1880 M 3 053 000 413.55 8%
1880 S 1 459 000 4%
1880 S 0% Proof
1881 M 2 324 000 9%
1881 M 0% Proof
1881 S 1 360 000 6%
1882 M 2 466 000 11%
1882 S 1 298 000 4%
1883 M 2 050 000 8%
1883 M 0% Proof
1883 S 1 108 000 3%
1884 M 2 942 000 9%
1884 M 0% Proof
1884 S 1 595 000 4%
1885 M 2 957 000 12%
1885 M 0% Proof
1885 S 1 486 000 5%
1886 M 2 902 000 364.90 16%
1886 M 0% Proof
1886 S 1 677 000 3%
1887 M 1 915 000 9%
1887 M 0% Proof
1887 S 1 000 000 6%

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