The 1908 Edward VII London mint sovereign is struck in 22 carat gold. The reverse of this coin features Benedetto Pistrucci's famous engraving of St George and the dragon.
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The 1908 Edward VII gold sovereign was produced by the Royal Mint in London, the three Australian branch mints in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, and the Ottawa Mint in Canada.
George William De Saulles created the right facing portrait of King Edward VII which is displayed on the obverse of the 1908 sovereign. The obverse bears the legend EDWARDVS VII D:G:BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND:IMP:
The reverse of the 1908 Edward VII sovereign features the famous engraving of St George killing a dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci. The absence of any mint mark below the exergue beneath the dying dragon indicates that the coin was minted at the London Mint.
|Weight / Size||Full|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.235|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||George William De Saulles|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||Edward VII (1901-1910)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|VF||VF||£448.12||Out Of Stock|
|gFine||gFine||£402.92||Out Of Stock|
|07 July 2017||gFine||gFine||£306.95|
|19 May 2020||VF||VF||£468.90|
|13 January 2021||VF||VF||£454.96|
|25 September 2021||VF||aVF||£429.43|
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