1901 Gold Full Sovereign Coin – Queen Victoria Old Head – Sydney Mint #355

£495.00

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 7.9881g
Era: Queen Victoria
Pure gold Content:
7.32 grams
Mint: London

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1901 Gold Full Sovereign Coin – Queen Victoria Old Head – Sydney Mint #355

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AA000808 - 1901 Gold Full Sovereign Coin - Queen Victoria Old Head - Sydney Mint #355

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 7.9881g
Era: Queen Victoria
Pure gold Content:
7.32 grams
Mint: S Sydney Australia

Obverse

Older crowned and veiled bust (‘Old Head’) of Queen Victoria left, legend around. Lettering: VICTORIA·DEI·GRA · BRITT·REGINA·FID·DEF · IND·IMP

Translation: Victoria by the Grace of God Queen of the Britains Defender of the Faith Empress of India Engraver:Thomas Brock

Reverse

St. George slaying the dragon right, date in exergue. Lettering: 1901 B.P. Engraver:Benedetto Pistrucci

Milled

 

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)