Being 100 years old, this Gold Sovereign has kept its original brilliance front & back! You will receive the exact coin in the photos in a protective unplasticised flip. Specifications for the Gold Sovereign. The weight is still the same today. Purity: 22 carat = 91.67% 11/12ths gold, 1/12th copper.Adding copper makes the coin more scratch and dent resistant. Gold Content: 113 grains = 7.3224 g = 0.2354 troy ounce.
The 1911 Gold Sovereign Sydney is an example of the. And is one of the most ubiquitous of all coins and much sought after by both coin collectors and bullion investors. At coins fairs you often hear the dealers refer to these coins as. Besides being minted in Britain, Sovereigns have been made in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, Perth), India (then Bombay, now Mumbai), Canada.
And South Africa (Pretoria) although these regional mints have not made sovereigns since 1932. The non-British coins carry a small mintmark ('S','M','P','I','C' or'SA') just above the date. The Obverse is the Monarch's head (George V) and the Reverse is most often St George and the Dragon, although other backs have been used and are of interest to collectors. The Reverse often gives the Sovs a new term, like "ShieldBacks".
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