1925 22ct Gold Sovereign King George V Coin A.U #557

£380.00

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 7.98g
Era: King George V II
Pure gold Content:
7.32 grams

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Description

1925 22ct Gold Sovereign King George V Coin A.U #557

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AZZ00876 2 - 1925 22ct Gold Sovereign King George V Coin A.U #557

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 7.98g
Era: King George V
Pure gold Content:
7.32 grams

Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around. Lettering: GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:

Translation: George the Fifth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains Defender of the Faith Emperor of India Engraver:Edgar Bertram MacKennal

Reverse

St George slaying the dragon right, date in exergue. Note: mintmark varieties exist (see below) Lettering: 1925 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

Queen Elizabeth (1952 to date)