The half sovereign, which was also first minted in 1855, was discontinued much earlier than the sovereign, in 1918. Half sovereigns were minted in smaller numbers than sovereigns, and there were many years when they were not struck at all. Each coin is struck from 91.67% pure gold (22-carat) in supreme proof quality. The commemorative 2016 Australia Half Sovereign portrays St Edwards crown, a laurel wreath and the word AUSTRALIA, historic elements of Leonard Charles Wyons original Type I reverse. The modern tribute also includes the inscriptions PERTH MINT and HALF SOVEREIGN.Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coins obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2016 year-date. The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the 2016 Australia Half Sovereign Gold Proof Coin. This coin comes with the original mint packaging and a certificate of authenticity. Please be sure your address is correct before paying for the invoice. As a result, we will often use a stock photo to represent the item.
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Our products are 100% guaranteed authentic. Please include a copy of the original invoice to expedite the return. _gsrx_vers_783 GS 7.0.5 (783). The item "2016 $15 Australia Half Sovereign Gold Coin PCGS PR70DCAM First Strike" is in sale since Tuesday, December 27, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Gold".
The seller is "texasgse" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.