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

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

Proof only.

MintSydney Mint
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
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Australian Half Sovereign 1853 (pattern): References to Information Used
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McDonald, Australian Coins and Banknotes Mint
All Coins of Country: New South Wales, Type: Australian Half Sovereign (13)
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
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)
CurrentNo
Mintageunknown
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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