1911 Gold Full Sovereign Coin – King George V- London Mint #355

£420.00

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

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Description

1911 Gold Full Sovereign Coin – King George V- London Mint #355

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

Obverse

Bust of King George V facing left encircled by lettering. initials of designer at neck line of bust Lettering: GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP: B.M.

Translation:
George V, by the Grace of God King of all Britain, defender of the faith, Emperor of India
B.M. = Bertram MacKennal (designer) Engraver:Edgar Bertram MacKennal

 

Reverse

St George Slaying the Dragon with the mint mark below the right horses hoof and center of year. mint mark and year of mintage below design, designers initials (in smaller size lettering) to right of year

Lettering:
M 1911 B.P. Translation: M =Melbourne Australia mint mark , 1911 = year of mintage, B.P. = Benedetto Pistrucci (designer) 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

George V (1910-1936)