This 1914 George V gold sovereign coin was issued by the Melbourne mint. Struck in 22 carat gold, this British sovereign bears Benedetto Pistrucci's iconic engraving of St George and Dragon.
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In 1914, sovereigns were issued at The Royal Mint, London and international branches of The Royal Mint in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney and Ottawa in Canada. The British sovereign was used as a circulation coin in these countries with a nominal value of one pound.
The obverse of the coin features an image of George V captured by Australian designer Bertram Mackennal. The engraver's initials B.M. are set in the truncated neck and the legend reads GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMB:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
The reverse features an image of St George slaying a dragon as designed by Bendetto Pristrucci. The letter M in the ground shows that the sovereign was minted in Melbourne, Australia. The date and initials B.P. are located in exergue.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 troy ounce|
|Obverse Designer||Bertram MacKennal|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|10 May 2017||VF||VF||£320.56|
|23 October 2017||aEF||aEF||£357.33|
|29 August 2018||VF||VF||£317.73|
|24 September 2020||aEF||aEF||€562.51|
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