George V Gold Sovereign Information

Written by Ian • Last updated 8 Nov 2018

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George V did not appear on sovereigns in his coronation year and coins dated 1910 continued to use Edward's portrait. 1911 was the first year in which coins were issued with George's portrait.  George V reigned from 1910 to 1936 and his portait is found on the reverse of each. 

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1913 George V Sovereign - Obverse

Full List of Dates and Mintmarks Issued

Date
Mintmark
Mintage*
  London Melbourne Sydney Perth Canada India South Africa Total
1911 Exists Exists Exists Exists Exists None None 40,044,769
1912 Exists Exists Exists Exists None None None 39,292,322
1913 Exists Exists Exists Exists Exists None None 33,750,510
1914 Exists Exists Exists Exists Exists None None 20,118,042
1915 Exists Exists Exists Exists None None None 27,652,715
1916 Exists Exists Exists Exists Exists None None 8,171,644
1917 Exists Exists Exists Exists Exists None None 7,784,344
1918 None Exists Exists Exists Exists Exists None 13,739,319
1919 None Exists Exists Exists Exists None None 5,480,430
1920 None Exists Exists Exists None None None 3,361,462
1921 Exists Exists Exists Exists None None None 3,339,481
1922 None Exists Exists Exists None None None 3,484,000
1923 None Exists Exists Exists None None Exists 3,485,774
1924 None Exists Exists Exists None None Exists 2,139,216
1925 Exists Exists Exists None None None Exists 15,034,758*
1926 None Exists Exists Exists None None Exists 13,663,346
1927 None Exists None Exists None None Exists 18,073,404
1928 None Exists None Exists None None Exists 19,981,682
1929 None Exists None Exists None None Exists 14,067,670
1930 None Exists None Exists None None Exists 12,020,696
1931 None Exists None Exists None None Exists 9,743,169
1932 None None None None None None Exists 1,066,680
1933 None None None None None None None None
1934 None None None None None None None None
1935 None None None None None None None None
1936 None None None None None None None None

Scarcity and Rarity

The following list of dates shows which mintmarks were issued, which are rare, and which were not issued. Some listed as "Yes" are scarcer than others, some listed as "Rare" as rarer than others. You will also find a count of each mintmark in the bottom rows of the table.

  Mintmark    
Date
L
M
S
P
SA
C
I
Mint Tally
Rare Tally
1911 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No 5 0
1912 Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No 4 0
1913 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No 5 0
1914 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No 5 0
1915 Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No 4 0
1916 Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No 5 0
1917 Rare Yes Yes Yes No Rare No 3 2
1918 No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes 5 0
1919 No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No 4 0
1920 No Rare Rare Yes No No No 1 2
1921 No Rare Rare Yes No No No 1 2
1922 No Rare Rare Yes No No No 1 2
1923 No Rare Rare Yes Yes No No 2 2
1924 No Rare Rare Yes Yes No No 2 2
1925 Yes Yes Rare Yes Yes No No 4 1
1926 No Rare Rare Rare Yes No No 1 3
1927 No Rare No Yes Yes No No 2 1
1928 No Rare No Yes Yes No No 2 1
1929 No Rare No Yes Yes No No 2 1
1930 No Rare No Rare Yes No No 1 2
1931 No Rare No Yes Yes No No 2 1
1932 No No No No Yes No No 1 0
1933 No No No No No No No 0 0
1934 No No No No No No No 0 0
1935 No No No No No No No 0 0
1936 No No No No No No No 0 0
Mint Tally 6 10 9 19 10 6 1 62 0
Rare Tally 1 11 7 2 0 1 0 0 22

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