1889 Gold Coin Sovereign – Queen Victoria Jubilee Head – London Minted #300B

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Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 7.98g
Era: Queen Victoria
Pure gold Content:
7.32 grams
Mint: London

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1889 Gold Coin Sovereign – Queen Victoria Jubilee Head – London Minted #300B

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AA000795 - 1889 Gold Coin Sovereign - Queen Victoria Jubilee Head - London Minted #300B

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 7.98g
Era: Queen Victoria
Pure gold Content:
7.32 grams
Mint: London

Obverse

The bust of Queen Victoria facing left

Lettering: VICTORIA D:G: BRTITT:REG:F:D:

Engraver:Joseph Edgar Boehm

Reverse

King George stabbing a horse Lettering: M S B.P. 1889 Engraver:Benedetto Pistrucci

Edge

Milled

Mints

M Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)
S Royal Mint, Sydney, Australia (1855-1926)

The standard weight of a sovereign was 160/623 troy ounce (123.3 grains). The pure gold content was 113 1/623 grains (7.3224 g).

For issues with mintmark M, P or S below horse’s right rear hoof, Australia Sovereign Coinage (M = Melbourne mint, P = Perth mint, S = Sydney mint).

For issues with mintmark SA below horse’s right rear hoof, South Africa Sovereign Coinage (Pretoria mint).

For issues with mintmark I below horse’s right rear hoof, India (British) Sovereign Coinage (Bombay mint).

Issues with mintmark C below horse’s right rear hoof were struck at the Ottawa mint under authority and instruction of the Royal Mint, London, and can be found listed under the UK.

*Metal and stone weights are approximate.

Additional information

Weight 10.00 g
Dimensions 15 × 10 × 2 cm
Era

Queen Victoria (1839-1901)