This 1928 George V South African mint sovereign is struck in 22 carat gold. The reverse bears the iconic engraving of St George and the Dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci.
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In 1928, only the overseas branch mints issued sovereigns. The Perth mint produced 1,333,417 sovereigns, Melbourne minted 413,208 and Pretoria issued 18,2358,57.
The obverse features the large head portrait of George V's which was designed by Edgar Bertram Mackennal. The legend which surrounds the king's portrait reads GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
The reverse bears Pistrucci's engraving of St George and the Dragon. The mint mark, SA, is located in the ground avove the date. This shows that the sovereign was minted in Pretoria, South Africa.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Bertram Mackennal|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistricci|
|Mint||Pretoria, South Africa|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|23 May 2017||EF||EF||£378.75|
|23 October 2017||aEF||aEF||£357.33|
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