• 1900 Gold Sovereign Victoria Old Head Perth 21102
  • 1900 Gold Sovereign Victoria Old Head Perth 21101
  • 1900 Gold Sovereign Victoria Old Head Perth 21102
  • 1900 Gold Sovereign Victoria Old Head Perth 21101
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1900 Gold Sovereign Victoria Old Head Perth

This 1900 Victoria sovereign is struck in 22 carat gold and was issued by the Perth Mint in Australia. The 'P' mint mark can be found on the St George and the Dragon reverse. The veiled head portrait of the Queen by Thomas Brock is featured on the obverse. 

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details.

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This British sovereign was minted at the Perth mint in Australia for circulation. This was only the second year that the Perth mint produced sovereigns, having been established in 1899. Sovereigns were also produced by The Royal Mint in London, as well as Australian branch mints in Sydney and Melbourne.

The sovereign has a nominal value of one pound. It was introduced in 1817 and continues to be popular with investors and collectors.


1900 Sovereigns Mintage
Mintmark Mint Mintage
L London 10,846,741
M Melbourne, Australia 4,305,904
S Sydney, Australia 3,586,000
P Perth, Australia 1,886,089
  Total 20,624,734


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The obverse of the coin features the Old Head portrait of Queen Victoria. This is also known as the veiled or widow head. This was designed by Thomas Brock and appeared on the coins from 1893 until 1901.


The engraving of St George slaying the dragon can be found on the reverse. This was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci in 1817. The date and the engraver's initials B.P. are in exergue. The mint mark S above the date in the ground shows that the coin was struck at the Sydney mint in Australia.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Alloy 22 carat gold
Fineness 0.916
Actual Gold Weight 0.2354 Troy oz
Obverse Designer Thomas Brock
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint Perth
Mintage 1,886,089
Finish Uncirculated
Price List
gVFaEF£589.82Out Of Stock
gVFgVF£578.52In Stock
VFVF£524.14In Stock
aVFVF£509.04Out Of Stock
aVFaVF£494.04Out Of Stock
Sold Prices
Date Obverse Reverse Price
05 July 2017 gVF aEF £394.92
15 August 2017 aVF aVF £342.77
18 June 2021 gVF gVF £480.06
30 July 2023 gVF gVF £553.93
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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.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

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We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

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