This 1906 Edward VII Sydney mint sovereign is struck in 22 carat gold. This British gold coin bears the famous St George and the Dragon engraving by Benedetto Pistrucci.
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The 1906 Edward VII sovereign was produced by the branch mints of Sydney, Perth and Melbourne in Australia and The Royal Mint in London.
A total of 21,746,651 British sovereigns were minted in 1906 for circulation, 2,792,000 of these were issued by the Sydney mint.
George William De Saulles designed the right facing portrait of Edward VII which is displayed on the obverse. His initials DeS. are set beneath the truncated neck. The coin features the inscription EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT: OMN: REX F:D: IND: IMP:
The 1906 Edward VII gold sovereign features the engraving by Benedetto Pistrucci of St George and Dragon. The mintmark, S, is located under the dragon. This mint mark indicates that this 22 carat gold coin was issued by the Sydney mint in Australia.
|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|
|EF||EF||£547.35||Out of Stock|
|gFine||gFine||£411.91||Out of Stock|
|19 June 2016||gFine||gFine||£266.10|
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