• 1925 Gold Sovereign George V South Africa Reverse
  • 1925 Gold Sovereign George V South Africa Obverse
  • 1925 Gold Sovereign George V South Africa Reverse
  • 1925 Gold Sovereign George V South Africa Obverse
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1925 Gold Sovereign George V South Africa

This 1925 George V sovereign is minted in Pretoria, South Africa and is struck in 22 carat gold. The reverse bears Benedetto Pistrucci's traditional St George and Dragon engraving.

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details.

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Since 1871, British sovereigns were struck at overseas branch mints as well as the Royal Mint in London. The first branch mint to strike sovereigns was Sydney in Australia. The mintage for Sydney for the 1925 sovereign is 1,837,901. 


The obverse features the large head portrait of George V's bare head facing left, the portrait was designed by Australian sculptor, Bertram Mackennal. His initials B.M. are located in the truncation. The legend which surrounds the king's portrait reads GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:


The reverse of the 1925 Pertoria mint sovereign features St George slaying the dragon. This classic design has featured on gold sovereigns since 1817 and is the work of Italian sculptor Benedetto Pistrucci. The initials B.P. sit to the right of the date in exergue. 


Weight / SizeFull
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.235
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Obverse DesignerEdgar Bertram MacKennal
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Issuing Monarch George V (1910-1936)
Mint / BrandPretoria Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
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EFEF£655.40Out Of Stock
gVFgVF£615.00In Stock
aEFaEF£632.30Out Of Stock
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
13 November 2020 gVF gVF £483.28
11 October 2022 gVF gVF £507.52
10 January 2023 aEF aEF £536.63
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

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