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Coin: Australian Half Sovereign 1865
Description

CountryNew South Wales CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value1/2 (x Pound) TypeAustralian Half Sovereign
Year1865 CurrentNo
Mintage62,000 (62000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Sydney Mint Sydney Mint 62,000 (62000)
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerLeonard Charles Wyon
MonarchQueen Victoria EffigyPortrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.3000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.9940
Obverse

Head of Queen Victoria facing left and wearing a wreath of banksia which is plaited, the date 1865 below.; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:

Obverse inscription VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1865
Reverse

At centre within a laurel wreath AUSTRALIA under a royal crown; above, SYDNEY MINT; below, HALF SOVEREIGN.

Reverse inscription

SYDNEY MINT AUSTRALIA HALF SOVEREIGN

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Australian Half Sovereign 1865: Photos
Australian Half Sovereign 1865: Photo Australia 1865-S 1/2 sovereign
Australia 1865-S 1/2 sovereign
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Australian Half Sovereign 1865: Photo Australia 1865-S 1/2 sovereign
Australia 1865-S 1/2 sovereign
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Australian Half Sovereign 1865: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldAustralia 10
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 3
McDonald, Australian Coins and BanknotesMcD 012
Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote ValuesH11
Australian Half Sovereign 1865: References to Information Used
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Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote Values 1965 Mint
Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote Values 1965 Mintage
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Australian Half Sovereign 1865: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
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List of all (13) coins of type: New South Wales / Australian Half Sovereign
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Australian Half Sovereign 1866