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Coin - Sovereign, Victoria, Australia, 1899 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4636

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Sovereign 1899 M
Veiled Head
Mint: Melbourne
Description:
A gold coin (21.5 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring a crowned bust of Queen Victoria facing left, veiled and draped, wearing ribbon and Star of Garter; around VICTORIA . DEI . GRA . BRITT. REGINA . FID . DEF . IND . IMP . , the artist's initials, T.B. are below the bust. The reverse features St. George on horseback holding short sword in right hand, wearing a flowing cape, helmet and boots; the horse rearing to right over a fallen dragon which has a broken lance in its chest; the date, 1899 in the exergue. The mint mark M is in the ground above the middle of the date.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.991 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Melbourne Mint, Medal Makers, Victoria, Australia, Deputy Masters of the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint, Closure of Melbourne Mint, Melbourne Mint during World War II, Establishment of Melbourne Mint, 1872, Melbourne Mint
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Imperial
DateEra: 1899 AD
Denomination: Sovereign
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of Queen Victoria facing left, veiled and draped, wearing ribbon and Star of Garter; around, VICTORIA . DEI . GRA . BRITT . REGINA . FID . DEF . IND . IMP . T.B. the artist's initials, T.B. are below the bust.
Reverse Description: St. George on horseback holding short sword in right hand, wearing a flowing cape, helmet and boots; the horse rearing to right over fallen dragon which has a broken lance in its chest; the date, 1899 in the exergue. The mint mark M is in the ground above the middle of the date.
Edge Description: Milled
Inscriptions: Obverse: VICTORIA . DEI . GRA . BRITT . REGINA . FID . DEF . IND . IMP . T.B.
Reverse: 1899 M
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1899
Mint: Melbourne (Mint)
Artist: Thomas Brock - Royal Mint, London
Artist: Benedetto Pistrucci - Royal Mint, London

Comments

sicelo cele Posted on 27 Sep 2014 2:26 AM
i also have a coin like that one . The coins is about 105 years old. With Queen victoria facing the on the left. And i do not know what to do with it.

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