• 1929 Gold Sovereign George V Perth 20476
  • 1929 Gold Sovereign George V Perth 20475
  • 1929 Gold Sovereign George V Perth 20477
  • 1929 Gold Sovereign George V Perth 20476
  • 1929 Gold Sovereign George V Perth 20475
  • 1929 Gold Sovereign George V Perth 20477
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1929 Gold Sovereign George V Perth

1929 gold sovereign featuring the "small head" portrait of King George V. These coins were struck at the Perth Mint in Australia.

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

from £606.80

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Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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The London Mint stopped issuing sovereigns after 1916, although a small number of 1917 were produced. From 1917, only the branch mints continued to issue sovereigns, and by 1923 the only the three Australian mints, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth remained producing sovereigns. The Pretoria mint in South Africa also began issuing sovereigns in 1923. The Perth mint produced 1,67,625 sovereigns for 1929, Melbourne minted 463,938 and Pretoria issued 12,24,17. This makes the 1929 Perth Mint sovereign quite scarce.


The obverse features the second, "small head" portrait of George V. The portrait was designed by Australian born, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, and features the King, bare head, facing left. The legend surrounding the portrait reads GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP: The small head portrait features on sovereigns from 1929 until 1932.


The 1929 Perth mint sovereign reverse features St George on horseback, slaying the dragon with a sword. This design has featured on the gold sovereign since 1817, with few breaks, and is the work of the Royal Mint engraver and sculptor, Benedetto Pistrucci.

The P mintmark can be seen on the ground above the centre of the date.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Fineness 0.916
Obverse Designer Bertram MacKennal
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint Perth
Mintage  1,607,625
Finish Uncirculated


Price List
aEFaEF£716.35In Stock
gVFgVF£636.90Out Of Stock
VFVF£606.80In Stock
aVFaVF£566.70Out Of Stock
Sold Prices
Date Obverse Reverse Price
11 July 2017 aEF aEF £444.92
19 June 2018 aEF aEF £453.63
12 July 2018 VF VF £386.45
30 May 2019 aVF aVF £365.03
12 June 2019 VF VF £412.65
14 May 2021 VF VF £477.34
22 June 2021 aVF aVF £432.42
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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.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

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  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

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For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.