The 1906 Edward VII gold sovereign displays Benedetto Pistrucci's engraving of St George killing a dragon. This 22 carat gold British coin was issued by the Royal Mint in London.
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In 1906, the Royal Mint in London and the Australia mints in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth all issued Edward VII gold sovereigns. The sovereign was used in circulation as a one pound coin in the UK until the First World War. During the war, the government called for people to swap their sovereigns for treasury notes. Many sovereigns were melted down to pay for the country's debt to America.
George William De Saulles created the effigy of Edward VII which features on the obverse of the coin together with the inscription EDWARDVS VII D:G:BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND:IMP:
The 1906 Edward VII sovereign bears the famous engraving by Benedetto Pistrucci of St George slaying a dragon on the reverse of the coin. No mint mark is present which indicates that the coin was minted in London by the Royal Mint.
|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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