1901 Victoria Old Head London mint sovereign. Struck in 22 carat gold, this British coin features the St George and the Dragon reverse by Benedetto Pistrucci.
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1901 sovereigns were produced at the Perth, Sydney and Melbourne branch mints in Australia, as well as The Royal Mint, in London. This coin was minted in London for circulation with a nominal value of one pound.
This British sovereign was struck in the same year that Queen Victoria died. 1901 was that last year in which Victoria sovereigns were issued.
The obverse of the sovereign shows the widow head (or veiled head) portrait of Queen Victoria by Thomas Brock. This was the last portrait used on Victoria's coins. This gold coin bears the inscription VICTORIA·DEI·GRA·BRITT·REGINA·FID·DEF·IND·IMP·
The coin features the iconic St George and the Dragon design by Benedetto Pistrucci. The date, 1901 and the engraver's initials B.P. are in exergue.
|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|
|EF||EF||£597.66||Out Of Stock|
|aEF||aEF||£567.56||Out Of Stock|
|04 July 2017||EF||EF||£436.55|
|26 December 2018||aEF||aEF||£421.86|
|01 April 2019||aEF||aEF||£417.18|
|08 April 2019||aEF||aEF||£420.72|
|08 August 2019||gVF||gVF||£462.00|
|25 August 2021||gVF||gVF||£485.77|
|04 October 2021||VF||VF||£449.62|
|31 October 2021||gVF||gVF||£485.70|
|23 November 2021||gVF||gVF||£498.98|
|19 February 2022||gVF||gVF||£514.50|
|21 March 2022||gVF||gVF||£536.21|
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