The 1908 Edward VII sovereign features Benedetto Pistrucci's St George and the dragon engraving. This 22 carat gold coin was produced by the Perth mint.
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In 1908, the Royal Mint in London, the three Australian branch mints in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, and the Ottawa mint in Canada all issued British gold sovereigns. Visit our Mints & Mintmarks page for more information.
The 1908 sovereign bears the right facing effigy of Edward VII by George William De Saulles.
The 1908 Edward VII gold sovereign features the famous St George and a dragon engraving by Benedetto Pistrucci on the reverse. The mintmark P for Perth is located in the ground below the dragon.
|Weight / Size||Full|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.235|
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||0|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||George William De Saulles|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||Edward VII (1901-1910)|
|Mint / Brand||Perth Mint|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|20 November 2017||gVF||gVF||£379.74|
|02 November 2020||gVF||gVF||£523.62|
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