Australian Half Sovereign 1853 (pattern), Coin from New South Wales - detailed information

Australian Half Sovereign 1853 (pattern), Coin from New South Wales
CoinAustralian Half Sovereign 1853 (pattern)

Proof only.

MintSydney Mint Mintageunknown
Obverse

Head of Queen Victoria facing left, the date 1855 below.; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:

Obverse Inscription VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1853
Reverse

Crown above the word "AUSTRALIA" within a wreath, and the words "SYDNEY MINT" and "HALF SOVEREIGN" above and below the design.

Reverse Inscription SYDNEY MINT AUSTRALIA HALF SOVEREIGN
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Australian Half Sovereign 1853 (pattern): References to Information Used
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McDonald, Australian Coins and Banknotes Mint
All (13) Coins of Country: New South Wales, Type: Australian Half Sovereign
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Australian Half Sovereign 1853 (pattern) unknown Portrait by James Wyon (Fillet head) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1853
Australian Half Sovereign 1855 21,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1855
Australian Half Sovereign 1856 478,000 Portrait by James Wyon (Fillet head) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D: 1856
Australian Half Sovereign 1857 537,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1857
Australian Half Sovereign 1858 483,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1858
Australian Half Sovereign 1859 341,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1859
Australian Half Sovereign 1860 156,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1860
Australian Half Sovereign 1861 186,500 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1861
Australian Half Sovereign 1862 210,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1862
Australian Half Sovereign 1863 150,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1863
Australian Half Sovereign 1864 141,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1864
Australian Half Sovereign 1865 62,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1865
Australian Half Sovereign 1866 154,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1866
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Australian Half Sovereign 1853 (pattern): Details
CountryNew South Wales
CurrencyNSW Pound
PeriodAustralian Sovereign (1855 - 1870)
Coin TypeAustralian Half Sovereign
Issued1853
MonarchQueen Victoria
EffigyPortrait by James Wyon (Fillet head)
Face Value1/2 (x Pound)
Mintageunknown
CurrentNo
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerLeonard Charles Wyon
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationReversed (Coin Alignment, Axis 6)
Size (mm)19.3000
Mass (g)3.9940
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