1887 Melbourne mint sovereign featuring the Victoria jubilee head obverse and St George and the Dragon reverse.
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This 1887 jubilee head British sovereign was minted at the Melbourne Mint in Australia. Sovereigns for this year were also minted at the Sydney mint and the London mint. Melbourne has the lowest mintage figures out of the three mints.
There are three different sovereign types of sovereign available for 1887. They are the young head shield, young head St George, and the jubilee head sovereign.
The jubilee head obverse was introduced to mark the fiftieth year of Victoria's reign. It was designed by medallist and sculptor, Joseph Edgar Boehm.
All jubilee head sovereigns feature the St George and the Dragon reverse, by Benedetto Pistrucci.
|Obverse Designer||Joseph Edgar Boehm|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|VF||VF||£485.01||Out Of Stock|
|aVF||gVF||£495.93||Out Of Stock|
|aVF||aVF||£442.63||Out Of Stock|
|aEF||aEF||£673.81||Out Of Stock|
|10 May 2017||VF||VF||£372.10|
|30 April 2019||VF||VF||£384.68|
|05 June 2019||gFine||gFine||£357.34|
|25 March 2020||aEF||aEF||£687.99|
|23 February 2021||gFine||gFine||£413.26|
|26 February 2021||gFine||gFine||£398.72|
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