Double Sovereign (Pre-decimal), Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Double Sovereign (Pre-decimal), Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 1820 - 1937)
Coin TypeDouble Sovereign (Pre-decimal)

Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Obverse Inscription
Reverse

Reverse Inscription
EdgeEdge Inscription
Coin Type: Double Sovereign (Pre-decimal) - (13) Coins
Coin NameReverseObverseDetails
Two Pounds 1820 (Pattern) United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1820 (Pattern) - reverse photo United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1820 (Pattern) - obverse photo Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 60
Two Pounds 1823 United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1823 - reverse photo United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1823 - obverse photo Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only) Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only) Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Two Pounds 1826 (Proof only) United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1826 (Proof only) - reverse photo United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1826 (Proof only) - obverse photo Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 450
Two Pounds 1831 (Proof only) United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1831 (Proof only) - reverse photo United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1831 (Proof only) - obverse photo Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 225
Two Pounds 1887 United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1887 - reverse photo United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1887 - obverse photo Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mints:
- Royal Mint London: 92,142
- Sydney Mint: unknown
Total Mintage: 92,142
Two Pounds 1893 Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mints:
- Royal Mint London: 52,985
- Sydney Mint: unknown
Total Mintage: 52,985
Two Pounds 1902 United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1902 - reverse photo United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1902 - obverse photo Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mints:
- Royal Mint London: 53,873
- Sydney Mint: unknown
Total Mintage: 53,873
Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only) United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only) - reverse photo United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only) - obverse photo Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 2,812
Two Pounds 1937 Edward VIII (not released) Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
Two Pounds 1937 (Proof only) United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1937 (Proof only) - reverse photo United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1937 (Proof only) - obverse photo Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 5,501
Two Pounds 1953 (not released) Material: 0.9167 Gold
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
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Double Sovereign (Pre-decimal): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
From1820
To1937
Face Value2 (x Pound)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.9167 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size
Mass15.9761 g
Double Sovereign (Pre-decimal): Photos
ImageDetails
Coin - 2 Pounds, George IV, Great Britain, 1823
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: St George (1820 - 1823, then 1887 - 1937).
Source
Great Britain 1826 2 pounds
Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Author:
Notes: Shield, arms of King George IV (1824 - 1826).
Source
Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Shield, arms of King William IV (1831 only).
Source
Coin - 2 Pounds, George III, Great Britain, 1820
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George III (1820).
Source
Coin - 2 Pounds, George IV, Great Britain, 1823
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George IV, portrait by J. B. Merlin (1823).
Source
Great Britain 1826 2 pounds
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Author:
Notes: King George IV, portrait by William Wyon (1824 - 1826).
Source
Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King William IV (1831).
Source
Pattern Coin - 2 Pounds, Proof Strike, New South Wales, Australia, 1887
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Queen Victoria, Jubilee head (1887).
Source
Coin - 2 Pounds, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King Edward VII (1902).
Source
Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George V (1911).
Source
Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, George VI, Great Britain, 1937
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George VI (1937).
Source