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Coin: Australian Sovereign 1853 (pattern)
Description

Proof only. Only one example is available to collectors.

CountryNew South Wales CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value1 (x Pound) TypeAustralian Sovereign
Year1853 CurrentNo
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Sydney Mint unknown Sydney Mint
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerLeonard Charles Wyon
MonarchQueen Victoria EffigyPortrait by James Wyon (Fillet head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.0500 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)7.9881
Obverse

Head of Queen Victoria facing left, her hair plain and filleted; the legend, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D: around and the date, 1853 below.

Obverse inscription VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D: 1853
Reverse

Below a royal crown and within a wreath of laurel, AUSTRALIA; around above, SYDNEY MINT, around below, ONE SOVEREIGN.

Reverse inscription

SYDNEY MINT AUSTRALIA ONE SOVEREIGN

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Australian Sovereign 1853 (pattern): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# Pn2
McDonald, Australian Coins and BanknotesMcD 101
Australian Sovereign 1853 (pattern): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote Values Mint
McDonald, Australian Coins and Banknotes Mint
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