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Coin: Sovereign 1832
Description

The reform coinage Sovereign of 1817 onward was issued as a normal circulation type coin, and also as a proof.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value1 (x Pound) TypeSovereign (pre-Victorian)
Year1832 CurrentNo (demonetised 1891)
Mintage3,737,065 (3.7 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 3,737,065 (3.7 million) No mint mark
MaterialGold DesignerSir Francis L. Chantrey
MonarchKing William IV EffigyPortrait by William Wyon
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.0500 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)7.9800
Obverse

Bare head of King William IV facing right; incuse on truncation of neck the artist's initials WW (William Wyon); around, GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:

"Second head" portrait: the tip of the King's nose adjacent to the second I of BRITANNIAR.

Obverse inscription GULIELMUS IIII BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Reverse

Garnished square topped shield, crowned; the shield is quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4), Scotland (2) and Ireland (3) with the crowned arms of the Duchy of Brunswick and Luneberg at the centre; around below, ANNO 1832.

Reverse inscription

ANNO 1832

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Sovereign 1832: Photos
Sovereign 1832: Photo Coin - Sovereign, William IV, Great Britain, 1832
Coin - Sovereign, William IV, Great Britain, 1832
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Sovereign 1832: Photo Coin - Sovereign, William IV, Great Britain, 1832
Coin - Sovereign, William IV, Great Britain, 1832
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Sovereign 1832: Photo Great Britain 1832 sovereign
Great Britain 1832 sovereign
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Sovereign 1832: Photo Great Britain 1832 sovereign
Great Britain 1832 sovereign
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Sovereign 1832: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldGreat Britain 241
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 717
Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom3829, 3829B
Sovereign 1832: 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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Sovereign 1832: Some useful external links
Great Britain 1832 sovereign - CoinFactsWiki Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - Sovereign, William IV, Great Britain, 1832
American Numismatic Society: Gold sovereign, Great Britain
List of all (148) coins of type: United Kingdom / Sovereign (Pre-Decimal)
Sovereign 1817 Sovereign 1818 Sovereign 1819 Sovereign 1820 Sovereign 1821 Sovereign 1822
Sovereign 1823 Sovereign 1824 Sovereign 1825 St George Sovereign 1825 Shield Sovereign 1826 Sovereign 1827
Sovereign 1828 Sovereign 1829 Sovereign 1830 Sovereign 1830 William IV Sovereign 1831 Sovereign 1832
Sovereign 1833 Sovereign 1835 Sovereign 1836 Sovereign 1837 Sovereign 1837 Victoria Sovereign 1838
Sovereign 1839 Sovereign 1841 Sovereign 1842 Sovereign 1843 Sovereign 1844 Sovereign 1845
Sovereign 1846 Sovereign 1847 Sovereign 1848 Sovereign 1849 Sovereign 1850 Sovereign 1851
Sovereign 1852 Sovereign 1853 Sovereign 1854 Sovereign 1855 Sovereign 1856 Sovereign 1857
Sovereign 1858 Sovereign 1859 Sovereign 1860 Sovereign 1861 Sovereign 1862 Sovereign 1863
Sovereign 1864 Sovereign 1865 Sovereign 1866 Sovereign 1868 Sovereign 1869 Sovereign 1870
Sovereign 1871 Shield Sovereign 1871 Sovereign 1872 Shield Sovereign 1872 Sovereign 1873 Shield Sovereign 1873
Sovereign 1874 Shield Sovereign 1874 Sovereign 1875 Shield Sovereign 1875 Sovereign 1876 Shield Sovereign 1876
Sovereign 1877 Shield Sovereign 1877 Sovereign 1878 Shield Sovereign 1878 Sovereign 1879 Shield Sovereign 1879
Sovereign 1880 Shield Sovereign 1880 Sovereign 1881 Shield Sovereign 1881 Sovereign 1882 Shield Sovereign 1882
Sovereign 1883 Shield Sovereign 1883 Sovereign 1884 Shield Sovereign 1884 Sovereign 1885 Shield Sovereign 1885
Sovereign 1886 Shield Sovereign 1886 Sovereign 1887 Shield Sovereign 1887 Young head Sovereign 1887 Jubilee head Sovereign 1888
Sovereign 1889 Sovereign 1890 Sovereign 1891 Sovereign 1892 Sovereign 1893 Jubilee head Sovereign 1893 Veiled head
Sovereign 1894 Sovereign 1895 Sovereign 1896 Sovereign 1897 Sovereign 1898 Sovereign 1899
Sovereign 1900 Sovereign 1901 Sovereign 1902 Sovereign 1903 Sovereign 1904 Sovereign 1905
Sovereign 1906 Sovereign 1907 Sovereign 1908 Sovereign 1909 Sovereign 1910 Sovereign 1911
Sovereign 1912 Sovereign 1913 Sovereign 1914 Sovereign 1915 Sovereign 1916 Sovereign 1917
Sovereign 1918 Sovereign 1919 Sovereign 1920 Sovereign 1921 Sovereign 1922 Sovereign 1923
Sovereign 1924 Sovereign 1925 Sovereign 1926 Sovereign 1927 Sovereign 1928 Sovereign 1929
Sovereign 1930 Sovereign 1931 Sovereign 1932 Sovereign 1937 Edward VIII (not released) Sovereign 1937 (Proof only) Sovereign 1953 (not released)
Sovereign 1957 Sovereign 1958 Sovereign 1959 Sovereign 1962 Sovereign 1963 Sovereign 1964
Sovereign 1965 Sovereign 1966 Sovereign 1967 Sovereign 1968