|Coin||Australian Sovereign 1870|
A gold coin (22.05 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring a head of Queen Victoria facing left and wearing a wreath of banksia with the date 1870 below. The reverse features the word AUSTRALIA below a royal crown within a wreath of laurel and with the words SYDNEY MINT above and ONE SOVEREIGN below.
Head of Queen Victoria facing left and wearing a wreath of banksia in hair, which is plaited, the date 1870 below.; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D:
||VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: 1870
At centre within a laurel wreath AUSTRALIA under a royal crown; above, SYDNEY MINT; below, ONE SOVEREIGN.
||SYDNEY MINT AUSTRALIA ONE SOVEREIGN
Gold/copper alloy as opposed to the normal gold/silver.