Buy the 1901 Melbourne mint Victoria Old Head sovereign. This was the last year that sovereigns were issued for Queen Victoria. The coins shows the veiled head obverse and the St George and the Dragon reverse. The coin is truck in 22 carat and contains 0.2354 troy oz of gold.
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Sovereigns were produced in this year by the Royal Mint in London, and the Royal Mint's Australian branch mints in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne. This British gold coin was struck at the Melbourne Mint.
A total of 11,467,982 British sovereigns were issued by the four mints in 1901.
The sovereign is British legal currency and is exempt from capital gains tax. First introduced as a hammered gold coin in 1489, the sovereign was reintroduced in 1817 and is a popular coin with both coin collectors and investors.
The veiled head portrait of Queen Victoria can be found on the obverse. It was designed by the sculptor, Thomas Brock.
The reverse of this 1901 British sovereign shows St George slaying the dragon. This was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci and first appeared on coin in 1817. The M mint mark above the date shows that this sovereign was produced in Melbourne.
|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|
|27 October 2021||aEF||aEF||£490.00|
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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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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.
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