This is the 1899 Victoria sovereign with a Perth mint mark. It is the first date that sovereigns were minted at the Perth branch mint. Struck in 22 carat gold, this historic coin features the veiled head of Queen Victoria by Thomas Brock.
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This coin was minted by the Perth branch of The Royal Mint in Australia. It is the first year sovereigns were minted in Perth. The Perth mint produced sovereigns for 33 years, up until 1931. The Australian branch mints in Sydney and Melbourne and The Royal Mint in London also produced sovereigns in 1899.
Sovereigns are called British sovereigns. They were used as money with a nominal value of one pound. These circulation coins are popular with collectors. If you are interested in collecting Victoria type sovereigns, please call us on 01253 343081 for more details.
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The obverse shows the veiled head portrait of Queen Victoria. It was designed by the sculptor, Thomas Brock. The obverse bears the inscription VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
The reverse of the coin features the St George and the Dragon design by Benedetto Pistrucci. The Perth mint mark, P. is located in the ground below the dragon.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Thomas Brock|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|VF||VF||£497.81||Add Stock Alert|
|aVF||aVF||£416.71||Add Stock Alert|
|Fine||Fair||£347.91||Add Stock Alert|
|20 January 2017||Fine||Fair||£274.83|
|22 July 2017||VF||VF||£421.38|
|27 October 2017||aVF||aVF||£342.38|
|19 December 2017||gFine||gFine||£295.59|
|12 January 2018||gFine||gFine||£303.91|
|05 July 2018||VF||VF||£417.89|
|10 December 2018||gFine||gFine||£306.72|
|03 July 2019||gFine||gFine||£345.86|
|04 October 2019||gFine||gFine||£371.30|
|04 October 2019||Fine||Fine||£349.50|
|24 November 2019||Fine||Fine||£327.20|
|17 March 2020||aVF||aVF||£418.50|
|06 August 2020||aVF||aVF||£487.56|
|25 October 2020||aVF||aVF||£464.29|
|09 November 2020||Fine||Fine||£392.65|
|19 November 2020||aVF||aVF||£451.84|
|08 December 2020||Fine||Fine||£387.95|
|16 January 2021||aVF||aVF||£437.76|
|30 January 2021||gFine||gFine||£395.86|
|04 February 2021||gFine||gFine||£393.07|
|08 February 2021||gFine||gFine||£390.31|
|23 February 2021||gFine||gFine||£378.14|
|26 February 2021||gFine||gFine||£364.99|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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