Summary

Australia South Australia Adelaide
Electrotype copy of 5 DWT 8GR Ingot 1852
Mint: Adelaide Assay Office
Gold plated

The obverse markings state that(the original) ingot was 23 1/8 carats and weighed 4 dwt 19 gr which gave it the equivalent in 22 carat gold of 5 dwt 1 gr

Physical Description

A gold plated electrotype copy of an Adelaide Assay Office ingot stamped with: Crown over SA CARATS 23 1/8 at left, and on the right within a circle:WEIGHT OF IN[GOT] / OZ.DWT.G[R] / 0 4 19 / EQUIV.WEIG[HT] / OF 22 CARA[T] / OZ.DWT.G[RS] / 5 1. The reverse is engraved ELECTRO.

Obverse Description

Crown over SA CARATS 23 1/8 at left, and on the right within a circle:WEIGHT OF IN[GOT] / OZ.DWT.G[R] / 0 4 19 / EQUIV.WEIG[HT] / OF 22 CARA[T] / OZ.DWT.G[RS] / 5 1.

Reverse Description

plain with engraved ELECTRO

Edge Description

Plain

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