This 1916 George V sovereign was issued by the Melbourne branch mint, Australia. Struck in 22 carat gold, this British legal tender coin is exempt from Capital Gains Tax.
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In 1916, sovereigns were issued at the Royal Mint, London, and at Melbourne, Perth, Sydney in Australia and Ottawa Canada. Issued with a nominal value of one pound, this circulation coin is a favourite with coin collectors.
The obverse features an image of the kings bare head. The design is the work of Australian born Bertram Mackennal.
The reverse of the coin features an image of St George slaying the dragon, designed by Australian born Benedetto Pistrucci's who came to London in 1815, the design originally engraved about 1817. The M in the ground above the date shows that the coin was minted in Melbourne, 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|
|VF||VF||£565.24||Out Of Stock|
|18 December 2017||gFine||gFine||£352.36|
|01 August 2020||VF||VF||£571.10|
|28 September 2021||VF||VF||£517.38|
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