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Read in detail about gold sovereign coins. We cover everything from mintmarks, portraits, issuing monarchs and more.
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Lawrence Chard - 20 Feb 2018
The 2007 British gold sovereigns retain the traditional St George & Dragon reverse design, but there is a re-engraved reverse (tail) design...
Lawrence Chard - 19 Feb 2018
Advice about selling gold coins on eBay, including gold sovereigns, Krugerrands and other bullion and collectors coins....
Lawrence Chard - 13 Feb 2018
Learn more about coin and medal alignment on gold sovereigns
Juliana Chard - 28 Feb 2018
From 1853 to 1855 Victoria young head shield reverse gold sovereigns were issued with the engravers initials W.W. both incuse and raised. Marsh only makes a passing reference.
Lawrence Chard - 28 Feb 2018
We compare the reverse designs of both versions of Victoria Jubilee gold sovereigns, first type short tailed horse 1887 to 1891, long tail 1891 &1892...
We compare the 2 different portraits on George V gold sovereigns, first type 1911 to 1928, second type 1929 to 1932...
We compare the reverse designs of 2 versions of St. George & dragon on George V gold sovereigns, first type 1911 to 1928, second type 1929 to 1932...
Lawrence Chard - 12 Feb 2018
Find out more about George III sovereigns in our summary article.
Lawrence Chard - 10 Feb 2018
Learn more about George IV sovereigns such as design and mintage figures.
Learn more about William IV sovereigns.
Find out more about Victoria Young Head Shield sovereigns!
Learn more about Victoria young head gold sovereigns, click in to read more......
Learn more about Victoria jubilee head sovereigns, click to read our article.
Find out more about Victoria Old Head sovereigns, click here to read on.....
Learn more about Edward VII sovereigns, simply click here to open the full article.
Learn more about George V gold sovereigns, click here to read on.......
Lawrence Chard - 15 Feb 2018
Click here to read more about Edward VIII sovereigns...
Learn more about George VI sovereigns. Click here to read on......
Learn more about QEII sovereigns, click through to read more
Lawrence Chard - 26 May 2017
Since 1871, British sovereigns were struck at branch mints, in addition to The Royal Mint in London. Sydney, Melbourne, Pretoria, Bombay and Ottawa soon followed.
Ian Davis - 26 May 2017
We have provided pages on this site about the branch mints, which operated and struck sovereigns from 1871 to 1932.The history of the Royal Mint in London is a little longer..
The Sydney branch mint in Australia issued sovereigns for The Royal Mint between 1855 and 1926.
Since 1871, British sovereigns were struck at branch mints, in addition to the Royal Mint in London. Sydney was first to follow then Melbourne.......
The Perth Mint in Western Australia started production of gold sovereigns in 1899.
The Canadian Mint at Ottawa only struck gold sovereigns for ten years between 1908 and 1919.
All of these are scarce, some rare, and two of the dates are extremely rare.
The Pretoria mint in South Africa started producing sovereigns in 1923 and continued until 1932.
The Bombay mint struck gold sovereigns in 1918 for one year only.........
Juliana Chard - 1 Mar 2018
Some people say 'shield back sovereigns' to distinguish sovereigns. We avoid this as it is tautological, there are no sovereigns with a shield on the fron
Lawrence Chard - 1 Dec 2020
The gold two pound coin, or double sovereign, was first introduced in modern times in 1820, three years after the introduction of the modern full sovereign.
Adam Hopkin - 14 May 2020
The third branch mint to be opened by the royal mint, the Australian Perth Mint opened its doors in 1899, following the success of the sister sites in Sydney and Melbourne,
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