This 1914 George V gold sovereign coin was struck at The Royal Mint in London. This 22 carat gold British coin bears the famous St George and Dragon reverse by Benedetto Pistrucci.
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In 1914, sovereigns were issued at The Royal Mint, London, the Australian branch mints in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney and also Ottawa in Canada.
11,501,117 George V London mint gold sovereigns were issued for circulation but many of them were handed back to the government when a call went out for people to exchange their gold coins for treasury notes to help fund the war effort of the First World War.
You can tell that a George V sovereign is minted in London by the omittance of a letter above the date on the reverse of the coin. Coins minted in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Canada show the first letter of the mint where the coin was issued in the ground below the dragon.
This 1914 sovereign was issued by the London mint, the obverse of the coin features a portrait of George V engraved by Australian designer, Bertram Mackennal. His initials B.M. are in relief in the truncated neck. The obverse bears the legend GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
The reverse features an engraving of St George slaying a dragon designed by Italian engraver, Bendetto Pristrucci.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Bertram Mackennal|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|aEF||aEF||£491.73||Out of Stock|
|gVF||aEF||£483.83||Out of Stock|
|25 November 2016||aEF||aEF||£353.81|
|06 September 2017||gVF||aEF||£364.87|
|22 May 2018||gVF||gVF||£341.17|
|10 December 2018||gVF||gVF||£347.02|
|10 November 2019||VF||VF||£372.24|
|25 March 2020||aEF||aEF||£474.89|
|29 June 2020||gVF||gVF||£477.64|
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