This 1903 Edward VII sovereign was issued by the Perth Mint, in Australia. The coin features the engraving of St George and the dragon on the reverse. This 22 carat gold coin is struck in medal alignment.
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1903 sovereigns were issed by the Perth, Melbourne and Sydney mints in Australia, as well as The Royal Mint in London. 4,674,783 of the 1903 Edward VII Perth mintmark sovereigns were issued.
1903 is the second year of Edward VII's coinage. As sovereigns remained in circulation as pound coins until the first world war, most Edward sovereigns are quite worn. As many people kept 'shiny new coins' from the first year of his reign, it is more difficult to find high grade examples of his second year in reign.
The 1903 sovereign features a bust of Edward VII looking to the right. The design of this portrait was created by George William De Saulles. The coin features the legend:
"EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX: F: D: IND: IMP:"
The design of the 1903 Edward VII sovereign reverse was created by Benedetto Pistrucci. His engraving of St George killing a dragon has featured on sovereigns since 1817. The mintmark, P, for the Perth mint is located in the exergue below the slain dragon.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||George William De Saulles|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
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