|Coin||Australian Half Sovereign 1859|
A gold coin (19 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring a head of Queen Victoria facing left and wearing a wreath of banksia with the date 1859 below. The reverse features the word AUSTRALIA below a royal crown within a wreath of laurel and with the words SYDNEY MINT above and HALF SOVEREIGN below.
Head of Queen Victoria facing left and wearing a wreath of banksia which is plaited, the date 1859 below.; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
||VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: 1859
At centre within a laurel wreath AUSTRALIA under a royal crown; above, SYDNEY MINT; below, HALF SOVEREIGN.
||SYDNEY MINT AUSTRALIA HALF SOVEREIGN