GOLD Sovereigns & Other GOLD coins.  

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Sovereigns each weigh .2354 of an ounce of fine gold and are 22 carat (.9167) gold and 8.333% copper.

Gold Sovereigns were minted from 1817 in Great Britain and from 1855 in Australia, until 1931. A few sovereign types were produced by Great Britain after the 1930s. They were and still are, a worldwide currency, able to be negotiated in virtually any country. Much Australian gold was also shipped to England. Here is your chance to buy something historical and worthwhile, that will, unlike many modern gold and mint issues, always have a reasonable intrinsic and collector value. These make excellent gifts with a value that lasts...

Payment within Australia:  Money order, cheque, which must clear before coins sent, or direct bank deposit only on these gold coins please. 

Definitely NO credit cards or Paypal accepted on these gold coins and post is extra.

List follows.  British coins listed in Blue title.  Australian coins listed in Green title.  World coins listed in brown title.  

Two gradings, example VF/gVF means the coin is graded both sides, Obverse side (the portrait side) first. With most  sovereigns, particularly Sovereign Shields and Sydney Mints, the Reverse is usually in a higher grade than the Obverse. Gold is a soft metal, so virtually all sovereigns have bag marks or contact marks.

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GB 1854 Gold Sovereign.
Shield type, Crimean war period, VF/gVF.
Sold

GB 1855 Gold Sovereign.
Shield type, Crimean war period, gVF.
$550

GB 1867 Gold Half Sovereign.
Shield type, Queen Victoria, circulated, VG.
$225

GB 1869 Gold Sovereign.
Shield type, Queen Victoria, gVF.
$495

GB 1892 Gold Half Sovereign.
Shield reverse, Queen Victoria, VF.
$275

GB 1898 Gold Half Sovereign.
St George & Dragon, Queen Victoria, lustrous, gEF.
$295

GB 1907 Gold Half Sovereign.
St George & Dragon, Queen Victoria, gVF.
$250

GB 1907 Gold Sovereign.
St George & Dragon, Queen Victoria, aEF.
$450

GB 1909 Gold Half Sovereign.
St George & Dragon, Queen Victoria, VF.
$240

GB 1912 Gold Sovereign.
St George type, Edward VII, near EF.
$450

GB 1963 Gold Sovereign.
St George type, Queen Elizabeth II, lustrous, near UNC.
$495

GB 1964 Gold Sovereign.
St George type, Queen Elizabeth II, lustrous, near UNC.
$495

GB 1966 Gold Sovereign.
St George type, Queen Elizabeth II, lustrous, near UNC.
$495

GB 1967 Gold Sovereign.
St George type, Queen Elizabeth II, lustrous, near UNC.
$495

GB 1968 Gold Sovereign.
St George type, Queen Elizabeth II, lustrous, near UNC.
Sold

GB 2008 Gold Proof Sovereign.
St George type, Queen Elizabeth II, lustrous, as struck.
$550


USA 1908 Great White Fleet to Australia Gold Brooch.
Attractive souvenir of the 1908 USA Fleet visit. Consists of two x half sovereigns (1904 P, 1906M) plus 1901 S USA $5 gold coin.
$895

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Australian Gold.

Australian goldrush coins, early period, 1851 to 1870.
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MODERN COPY of 1851-2 Adelaide Assay office Ingot - 11 grams, 38 x 24mm, base metal with gold coating, similar to photo. The original would be worth about a million dollars.

Similar, in silver with gold finish and production certificate from the Adelaide Mint.
        $50                 

 
$75     





Australia. 1864 Sydney Mint sovereign. Usual contacts & bagging marks, bright, aVF.

Sold

Australia. 1864 Sydney Mint sovereign. Usual contacts & bagging marks, aVF.

$695

Australia. 1864 Sydney Mint sovereign. Usual contacts & bagging marks, VF/gVF.

$795

Australia. 1866 Sydney Mint sovereign. Usual contacts & bag marks, some edge knocks, aVF/VF.

$595

Australia. 1866 Sydney Mint sovereign. Usual contacts & bag marks, aVF/gVF.

$695

Australia. 1867 Sydney Mint sovereign. Usual contacts & bag marks, lustrous, EF/gEF.

$1200

Australia. 1868 Sydney Mint sovereign. Usual contacts & bag marks, aVFVF.

$650

Australia. 1870 Sydney Mint sovereign. Usual contacts & bag marks, lustrous. gEF/aU.

$1250


Australia. Type set of gold sovereigns. 1866 Fine, 1883S EF, 1887 S gVF, 1892 M gVF, 1896M VF, 1910S EF, 1915M EF, 1931 small head EF, plus 1967 Queen Elizabeth British sovereign near UNC. Nine of ten different sovereign types, with a space for the 1st type Sydney Mint (1855-56) or a GB George VI type. Nine sovereign coin types, plus display case.

$4500

Shield & St George Reverses. 1871-1887 period.  Click small 

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After 1870 Australia began using both  "Shield" types, similar to those issued in Britain from 1838, and "St George" types, a variation on the GB 1817-1820 issue. Australian coins have a S, M or P mintmark, British coins do not, that is the only difference, with the exception of the 1855-1870 Sydney Mint sovereigns, which were a unique local design, the only time that England granted the colonies the right to such a variation on the design of sovereigns.

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Australia. 1873 S Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head/St George type. Usual bag marks and contacts, aEF. 

$495

Australia. 1874 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head/St George type. Usual bag marks and contacts, gVF. 

$495

Australia. 1874 S Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head/St George type. Usual bag marks and contacts, gVF. 

$495

Australia. 1875 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head/St George type. Usual bag marks and contacts, VF/gVF. 

$495

Australia. 1876 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head/St George type. Usual bag marks and contacts, EF. 

$550

Australia. 1877 S Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Shield type. Usual bag marks and contacts, lustrous, EF.
$595

Australia. 1878 S Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head/Shield. Usual bag marks and contacts, aEF/EF. 

$575

Australia. 1880 S Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head/St George type. Usual bag marks and contacts, much lustre, gEF. 

$595

Australia. 1881 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head/St George type. Usual bag marks and contacts,  gVF. 

$475



Australia. Five different gold Sovereign types.  
1882M Victoria Young Head, 1888M Victoria Jubilee, 1893M Victoria, Veil, 1907P Edward VII, 1918S George V. Good Fine to gVF, in display case, 5 different types, in black display box. 

$2250

Australia. 1884 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head type. Usual bag marks and contacts, EF. 

$500

Australia. 1885 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head type. Usual bag marks and contacts, lustrous, gEF. 

$550

Australia. 1886 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Young Head type. Usual bag marks and contacts, Fine. 

$440

Click small photo to see larger photo.Australian Gold, St George & Dragon Reverse, Older Queen Victoria Head (Jubilee & Veil Head) types. 1887-1901 period.
 $Aust
Australia. 1887 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Jubilee Head. Usual bag marks and contacts, lustre, EF.
$500

Australia. 1889 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Jubilee Head. Usual bag marks and contacts, some lustre, aEF.
$495

Australia. 1890 M Queen Victoria gold Sovereign.  
Jubilee Head. Usual bag marks and contacts, gVF.
$475

Australia. 1893 M. Veil head gold Sovereign.  Usual contacts & bag marks, gVF. 

$495

Australia. 1895 S. Veil head gold Sovereign.  Usual contacts & bag marks, Extremely Fine. 

$495

Australia. 1897 M. Veil head gold half Sovereign. Usual contacts & bag marks, reverse scratch, Fine. $240

Australia. 1897 M. Veil head gold Sovereign.  Usual contacts & bag marks, EF. 

$495

Australia. 1899 S. Veil head gold Sovereign.  Usual contacts & bag marks, near EF. 

$495

Australia. 1900 M. Veil head gold half Sovereign. Usual contacts & bag marks, Fine. $250

Australia. 1900 P. Veil head gold Sovereign.  Usual contacts & bag marks, Extremely Fine. 

$495

Click small photo to see larger photo.Australian Gold, St George & Dragon Reverse, Edward VII and George V types. 1902-1931 period.  $   Aust
Australia. 1902M. Edward VII gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Extremely Fine.
$495

Australia. 1903M. Edward VII gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Near Extremely Fine.
Sold

Australia. 1906P Edward VII gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,   EF/gEF.
$475

Australia. 1909M Edward VII gold half Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,   rubbed, some lustre, VF.
$250

Australia. 1909P Edward VII gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,   Extremely Fine.
$475

Australia. 1910P Edward VII gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,   Extremely Fine.
$475

Australia. 1911 S. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Near UNC.
$495

Australia. 1913 M. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Extremely Fine.
$475

Australia. 1913 S. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Good Extremely Fine.
$495

Australia. 1914 P. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Near UNC.
$475

Australia. 1915 P. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Near UNC.
Sold

Australia. 1915 S. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Extremely Fine.
$475

Australia. 1916 S. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  near Uncirculated.
$495

Australia. 1916 P. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Extremely Fine.
$475

Australia. 1917 S. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Near UNC.
$475

Australia. 1918 P. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Near UNC.
$475

Australia. 1923 P. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  Near UNC.
$475

Australia. 1926M. George V gold Sovereign. 
Usual contacts & bag marks,  EF.
$450

Australia. 1928 P. George V Sovereign.  Usual contacts & bag marks, EF & a scarcer date.$650

Australia. 1929 P. George V Sovereign.  Usual contacts & bag marks, otherwise gEF. Scarcer small head type.$550

Australia. 1930 P. George V Sovereign. Usual contacts & bag marks, otherwise near UNC. Scarcer small head type.$550

Australia. 1931 P. George V Sovereign.  Usual contacts & bag marks, otherwise gEF. Scarcer small head type.$550

Australia. 2001-2005 Prospector series, Five x 1/25th oz gold proof coins in display box with certificate. Handsomely finished, as issued.$450

One kilogram of sterling bullion  silver Australian Pre decimal coins.
From the period 1910 to 1945 and all in .925 sterling silver. Might be the odd British high silver content (pre 1919) silver coin. Bullion grade silver lot from Poor to VF, great budget lot to sort or clean or hoard, you get florins, shillings, sixpences and threepences. Post extra. 
$700

One kilogram of .500 bullion  silver Australian Pre decimal coins.
All from the period 1946 to 1963 and all in .500 silver. Might be the odd British silver coin from 1919-1946 period. Average bullion silver lot from Poor to EF, great budget lot to sort or clean, you get florins, shillings, sixpences and threepences. Post extra.
$350

1966 Australian round 50c silver coin x 20 coins.
A handsome silver coin, three make an ounce of silver. VF to EF, a group of 20 coins, similar to photo. Post is extra.
$180

 

NUMISMATIC SOCIETY OF SA.

Do you live in or near Adelaide and have an interest in coins, medals or banknotes?

The NSSA meets 3rd Thursday of each month in rooms behind the State Library on Kintore Ave, Adelaide City, from 7.45pm. Small but friendly and dedicated group of collectors, always welcomes new members and visitors. Annual subscription cost is very modest. Meeting usually lasts about 2 hours. Members are encouraged to bring along their items to discuss. Coin magazines and lists available to peruse. Light supper provided. More details: call Richard on 08 8165 3446 between midday and 7pm - Monday to Friday.

 

 

 

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