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Coin - Half Sovereign, Australia, 1862 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 3141

Summary:
Australia Sydney
1/2 Sovereign 1862 (AD)
Mint: Sydney


Other Details: Bank exchange 1958
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.887 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, Medal Makers, Sydney, New South Wales, Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Branch Mints of the Royal Mint, Leonard Charles Wyon, Engraver (1826-1891)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Sydney Mint
DateEra: 1862 AD
Denomination: Half Sovereign
Obverse Description: Young head of Victoria left, below 1862; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D:
Reverse Description: At centre within wreath AUSTRALIA under a crown; above, SYDNEY MINT; below, HALF SOVEREIGN
Edge Description: milled
Inscriptions: milled (edge)
Young head of Victoria left, below 1862; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D: (obverse)
At centre within wreath AUSTRALIA under a crown; above, SYDNEY MINT; below, HALF SOVEREIGN (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mint: Royal Mint, Sydney Branch, 1862
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London

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