This 1931 sovereign was minted by the Pretoria Mint in South Africa. The 'SA' mintmark can be found on the reverse. The obverse features the 'small head' portrait of King George V. The reverse shows Benedetto Pistrucci's St George and the Dragon design.
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1931 sovereigns, minted by the Pretoria mint, have the smaller head portrait of King George V. This obverse design was used from 1929 to 1932 inclusive, making these quite desirable from a type collectors point of view. The 'first head' portrait of King George V was used from 1911 to 1928.
|SA||Pretoria, South Africa||8,511,792|
The obverse of the 1931 sovereign shows the smaller re-engraved portrait of George V designed by Bertram Mackennal.
The reverse of the 1931 sovereign shows Benedetto Pistrucci's St George and the Dragon design. The mintmark is visible on the ground above the centre of the date.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||George William De Saulles|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|aVF||aVF||£427.42||Out Of Stock|
|12 January 2018||aVF||aVF||£307.23|
|05 October 2018||VF||VF||£314.04|
|15 June 2019||gVF||gVF||£368.03|
|10 August 2020||VF||VF||£471.27|
|23 November 2020||gVF||gVF||£461.02|
|25 November 2020||aVF||aVF||£402.85|
|14 January 2021||VF||VF||£420.87|
|17 June 2021||gVF||gVF||£430.27|
|14 July 2021||gVF||gVF||£441.59|
|22 November 2021||VF||VF||£425.99|
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