The 1905 Edward VII gold sovereign bears the iconic engraving of St George and the Dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci. This 22 carat gold coin was produced by the Sydney branch mint in Australia.
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In 1905, the Edward VII sovereign was produced by the Australian branch mints in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and The Royal Mint in London.
2,017,000 British sovereigns were struck in Sydney in 1905. These 22 carat gold coins were issued for circulation with a face value of one pound.
The obverse bears the portrait of Edward VII designed by George William De Saulles and features the inscription EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT: OMN: REX F:D: IND:IMP:
The reverse of the 1905 Edward VII sovereign displays Benedetto Pistrucci's engraving of St George and the Dragon. The S mint mark for the Australian branch mint in Sydney is situated in the ground beneath the dragon. The date and the engraver's initials B.P. are in exergue.
|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|
|VF||VF||£481.93||Out Of Stock|
|aVF||aVF||£451.83||Out Of Stock|
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