Five Sovereigns (Pre-decimal), Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Five Sovereigns (Pre-decimal), Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 1820 - 1937)
Coin TypeFive Sovereigns (Pre-decimal)

Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Obverse Inscription
Reverse

Reverse Inscription
EdgeEdge Inscription
Notes

For other coins in the same format, see:
- Alderney - Five Sovereigns
- Saint Helena - Five Sovereigns
- United Kingdom - Five Sovereigns decimal (1980 - present)

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Royal Mint
Five Sovereigns (Pre-decimal): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
From1820
To1937
Face Value5 (x Pound)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.9167 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size36.000 mm
Mass39.940 g
Five Sovereigns (Pre-decimal): Photos
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Coin - 5 Pounds, George IV, Great Britain, 1826
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Pattern Coin - 5 Pounds, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1839
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Pattern Coin - 5 Pounds, New South Wales, Australia, 1887
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Notes: St George (1887 - 1911).
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Coin - 5 Pounds, George IV, Great Britain, 1826
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Pattern Coin - 5 Pounds, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1839
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Pattern Coin - 5 Pounds, New South Wales, Australia, 1887
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Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1893
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Coin - 5 Pounds, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902
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Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
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Notes: King George V (1911).
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Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George VI, Great Britain, 1937
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Notes: King George VI (1937).
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