Gold coin; Denomination: Sovereign
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
A sovereign is a 20 shilling or 1 pound coin.
Head of the Queen facing left wearing ribbon in her hair; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA; below, 1852
Crowned shield bearing royal arms within a wreath of laurel; around, BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:; below, a rose, thistle and shamrock united.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
22 mm (Outside Diameter), 7.987 g (Weight)
21 mm (Outside Diameter)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3852 Pages