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Coin - Sovereign, Western Australia, Australia, 1912 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16119

Summary:
Australia Western Australia Perth
Sovereign 1912 P
Mint: Perth
Description:
A circular gold coin (22 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring a bare head of George V facing left; below, the artist's initials B.M.; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN:REX F.D. IND:IMP: and on the reverse St. George on horseback holding short sword and wearing a helmet, cape and boots, the horse rearing over dragon whose side is pierced by a broken lance, the haft of the lance is on the ground behind the horse; the date, 1912 and artist's initials B.P. in exergue; the mint mark "P" in ground line above middle of date.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.988 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: degeri
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Perth Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, East Perth, Western Australia
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Western Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Imperial
DateEra: 1912 AD
Denomination: Sovereign
Obverse Description: Head of George V facing left; on neck truncation, the artist's initials B.M.; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN:REX F.D. IND:IMP:
Reverse Description: St. George on horseback holding short sword and wearing a helmet, cape and boots, the horse rearing over dragon whose side is pierced by a broken lance, the haft of the lance is on the ground behind the horse; the date, 1912 and artist's initials B.P. in exergue; the mint mark "P" in ground line above middle of date.
Edge Description: Milled
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP: B.M.
Reverse: 1912 P B.P.
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: HM King George V, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Mint: Perth (Mint), 1912
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Artist: Benedetto Pistrucci - Royal Mint, London

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