Australian Sovereign 1861, Coin from New South Wales - detailed information

Australian Sovereign 1861, Coin from New South Wales
CoinAustralian Sovereign 1861

MintSydney Mint Mint MarkSydney Mint Total Mintage1,626,000 (1.6 million)
Obverse

Head of Queen Victoria facing left and wearing a wreath of banksia in hair, which is plaited, the date 1861 below; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:

Obverse Inscription VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1861
Reverse

At centre within a laurel wreath AUSTRALIA under a royal crown; above, SYDNEY MINT; below, ONE SOVEREIGN.

Reverse Inscription SYDNEY MINT AUSTRALIA ONE SOVEREIGN
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Australian Sovereign 1861: Known varieties
Variety Overdate 1861/0
Mintage unknown
Australian Sovereign 1861: References to Information Used
All (16) Coins of Country: New South Wales, Type: Australian Sovereign
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Australian Sovereign 1853 (pattern) unknown Portrait by James Wyon (Fillet head) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D: 1853
Australian Sovereign 1855 502,000 Portrait by James Wyon (Fillet head) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F : D 1855
Australian Sovereign 1856 981,000 Portrait by James Wyon (Fillet head) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F : D 1856
Australian Sovereign 1857 499,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1857
Australian Sovereign 1858 1,101,500 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1858
Australian Sovereign 1859 1,050,500 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1859
Australian Sovereign 1860 1,573,500 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1860
Australian Sovereign 1861 1,626,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D : G : BRITANNIAR : REG : F : D : 1861
Australian Sovereign 1862 2,477,500 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1862
Australian Sovereign 1863 1,255,500 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1863
Australian Sovereign 1864 2,698,500 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1864
Australian Sovereign 1865 2,130,500 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1865
Australian Sovereign 1866 2,911,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1866
Australian Sovereign 1867 2,370,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1867
Australian Sovereign 1868 2,319,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1868
Australian Sovereign 1870 1,220,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia) VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1870
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Australian Sovereign 1861: Details
CountryNew South Wales
CurrencyNSW Pound
PeriodAustralian Sovereign (1855 - 1870)
Coin TypeAustralian Sovereign
Issued1861
MonarchQueen Victoria
EffigyPortrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young head with banksia)
Face Value1 (x Pound)
Total Mintage1,626,000 (1.6 million)
CurrentNo
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerLeonard Charles Wyon
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationCoin Alignment (Axis 6)
Size (mm)22.0500
Mass (g)7.9881
OCC IDJPMV-ROAP-CALW-ENQG
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