Buy the 1926 South Africa mint George V gold sovereign.
This 1926 gold sovereign was minted in Perth, Australia. Struck from 22 carat gold, the coin features George V on the obverse and St George and the Dragon on the reverse.
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In 1926, a total of 13,663,346 British gold sovereigns were issued by the five Royal Mint branches; London, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney in Australia and Pretoria in South Africa.
The obverse features the 'large head' portrait of George V's bare head facing left, the portrait was designed by Edgar Bertram Mackennal, an Australian born in Melbourne 1863. The legend which surrounds the kings portrait reads GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
There are two types of George V gold sovereigns; those with the 'large head' portrait of George V, and those with the 'small head' portrait.
The reverse of the 1926 Pretoria mint in South Africa sovereign features St George mounted on a horse slaying the dragon with his sword. This classic design has featured on the gold sovereign since 1817 and is the work of Italian sculptor Benedetto Pistrucci.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Edgar Bertram Mackennal|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
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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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