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1902 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Perth

The first Edward VII sovereigns were struck in 1902. The Perth Mint in Australia issued this 22 carat gold coin as a circulated with a value of one pound. This coin bears the classic St George and Dragon reverse.

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Edward VII was 59 years old when he finally became King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India. The eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had been the heir to the throne for longer than any of his predecessors. Although he was well liked for his affability and his peace making negotiations, his reputation for adultery, gambling and self-indulgence marred his reign.

Due to his short reign, Edward VII coins, issued between 1902 - 1910 are highly popular among collectors.

The 1902 Edward VII sovereign was issued by the Perth mint as a circulated coin with a value of one pound. In 1902, British sovereigns were also issued in London, Sydney and Melbourne.

Mint mark Mint Mintage
L London 4,738,000
M Melbourne, Australia 4,267,000
S Sydney, Australia 2,813,000
P Perth, Australia 4,289,000
  Total 16,107,000



George William De Saulles engraved the portrait for the 1902 Perth mint sovereign, his initials DeS. are placed under the truncation. The obverse bears the legend EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX: F: D: IND: IMP:


Benedetto Pistrucci's design of St George and the Dragon features on the reverse of all the Edward VII sovereigns. The P mint mark, for Perth, is situated in the ground above the date, 1902. The initials B.P. stand for the engraver.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Alloy 22 carat gold
Fineness 0.916
Actual Gold Weight 0.2354 Troy oz
Obverse Designer George William De Saulles
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint Perth
Mintage 4,289,000
Finish Uncirculated


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gVFgVF£533.15In Stock
VFVF£513.15In Stock
aVFaVF£493.15In Stock
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
10 May 2017 VF VF £352.06
23 February 2021 aVF aVF £407.71
30 September 2021 gVF gVF £489.45
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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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