The 1872 gold sovereign displays the young head portrait of Queen Victoria by William Wyon on the obverse. The reverse of the coin features the St George and Dragon design.
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In 1872, the shield reverse sovereign was issued by The Royal Mint in London and the Australian branch mints in Melbourne and Sydney. The St George and Dragon sovereign was also issued in 1872. These circulation coins are struck in 22 carat gold and have a nominal value of one pound.
Notes: * These mintage figures combine the two reverse types, St George and the Shield, as we are unable to find mintage figures for the St. George reverse alone.
The obverse depicts a young head portrait of Queen Victoria designed by William Wyon and the inscription VICTORIA DEI GRATIA with the year date. The engraver's initials are in the truncation.
The reverse features the St George and Dragon design.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||William Wyon|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci.|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|VF||VF||£589.83||Out Of Stock|
|20 July 2020||VF||VF||£573.11|
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