This 1916 George V sovereign was issued by the Sydney mint in Australia. This British 22 carat gold coin displays the classic engraving of St George and Dragon by Pistrucci on the reverse.
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In 1916, British sovereigns were issued by The Royal Mint, London and by the branch mints Melbourne, Perth and Sydney in Australia and Ottawa, Canada. 1,242,000 gold sovereigns were minted for circulation in Sydney.
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The obverse features the inscription GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP: around a bare head portrait of King George V facing left. This bust was created by Australian designer, Bertram Mackennal.
The reverse of this 1916 gold sovereign features an engraving of St George and the Dragon designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. The S mint mark is set in the ground under the dragon. The year and the initials, B.P. are in exergue.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Metal Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Bertram Mackennal|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|21 May 2018||VF||VF||£418.65|
|29 July 2019||EF||EF||£544.29|
|01 August 2020||VF||VF||£553.60|
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