1909 22ct Gold Half Sovereign King Edward VII Coin London Mint A.U #195

£230.00

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 3.99g
Era: King Edward VII
Pure gold Content:
3.6575 grams

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Description

1909 22ct Gold Half Sovereign King Edward VII Coin London Mint A.U #195

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AA000818 - 1909 22ct Gold Half Sovereign King Edward VII Coin London Mint A.U #195

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Half Sovereign weight: 3.99g
Era: King Edward VII
Pure gold Content:
3.6575 grams

Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King Edward VII right, legend around. Lettering: EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT: OMN: REX F:D: IND: IMP: Translation: Edward the Seventh by the Grace of God King of all the Britains Defender of the Faith Emperor of India Engraver:George William de Saulles

Reverse

St. George slaying the dragon right, date in exergue. Note: mintmark varieties exist (see below) Lettering: 1909 B.P. Engraver:Benedetto Pistrucci

Edge

Reeded

Comments

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

Edward VII (1901-1910)