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 Mint MarkSydney Mint Total 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 Queen Victoria - Fillet Head VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1853
Australian Half Sovereign 1855 21,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1855
Australian Half Sovereign 1856 478,000 Queen Victoria - Fillet Head VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D: 1856
Australian Half Sovereign 1857 537,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1857
Australian Half Sovereign 1858 483,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1858
Australian Half Sovereign 1859 341,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1859
Australian Half Sovereign 1860 156,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1860
Australian Half Sovereign 1861 186,500 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1861
Australian Half Sovereign 1862 210,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1862
Australian Half Sovereign 1863 150,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1863
Australian Half Sovereign 1864 141,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1864
Australian Half Sovereign 1865 62,000 Queen Victoria - Young Head with Banksia VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1865
Australian Half Sovereign 1866 154,000 Queen Victoria - 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
EffigyQueen Victoria - Portrait by James Wyon (Fillet Head)
Face Value1/2 (x Pound)
Total Mintageunknown
CurrentNo
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerLeonard Charles Wyon
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationCoin Alignment (Axis 6)
Size19.300 mm
Mass3.994 g
OCC IDYMXK-DEKQ-CRWD-EWQJ
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