This 1915 George V sovereign was issued by the Perth Mint in Australia. This British coin is struck in 22 carat gold and features the iconic St George and Dragon engraving on the reverse.
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In 1915, sovereigns were issued at The Royal Mint, London and the Australian branch mints in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.
First released in 1489 during King Henry VII's reign as a gold hammered coin with a value of one pound sterling, the sovereign was reintroduced as a modern circulation one pound coin in 1817.
These coins were used as money although they were gradually replaced with banknotes. Sovereigns are exempt from Capital Gains Tax and are free from VAT.
Australian designer Bertram Mackennal created the portrait of George V as shown on the obverse of this coin. An inscription reads GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMB:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Benedetto Pistrucci's timeless St George and the Dragon design features on the reverse of the 1915 Perth Mint Sovereign. The P mint mark in the ground above the date shows that this sovereign was minted in Perth, Australia.
|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|
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