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Coin: Half Sovereign 1867
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value1/2 (x Pound) TypeHalf Sovereign (Pre-decimal, Shield)
Year1867 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Mintage992,795 (992795)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 992,795 (992795) No mint mark
Material0.917 Gold Designer
MonarchQueen Victoria EffigyPortrait by William Wyon (Young head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.3000 Thickness (mm)0.9900
Mass (g)3.9940
Obverse

Head of Queen Victoria facing left wearing ribbon in her hair; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA; below, 1867.

Obverse inscription VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1867
Reverse

Crowned and garnished shield bearing royal arms; around, BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:; below, the die number.

Reverse inscription

BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Marsh, Michael A. The Gold Half Sovereign. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Coins, 1982. pp. 13-40.

Half Sovereign 1867: Photos
Half Sovereign 1867: Photo Great Britain 1867 1/2 sovereign
Great Britain 1867 1/2 sovereign
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Half Sovereign 1867: Photo Great Britain 1867 1/2 sovereign
Great Britain 1867 1/2 sovereign
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Half Sovereign 1867: Photo Coin - Half-Sovereign, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1867
Coin - Half-Sovereign, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1867
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Half Sovereign 1867: Photo Coin - Half-Sovereign, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1867
Coin - Half-Sovereign, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1867
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Half Sovereign 1867: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldGreat Britain 246
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 735.2
Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom3860
Half Sovereign 1867: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museum Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
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