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Coin - Sovereign, Victoria, Australia, 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 15540

Summary:
Australia New South Wales
Sovereign 1900 S
Veiled Head
Mint: Sydney
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, 1900 in the exergue. The mint mark S 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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Tagged with: saint george the dragon, valuation nu 15540, 1900 sliver coin victora, many, emperor of germany prize, sa leke kushton
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
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia - Victoria
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Imperial
DateEra: 1900 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, 1900 in the exergue. The mint mark S 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: 1900 S
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, Australia, 1900
Mint: Royal Mint, Sydney Branch, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Artist: Thomas Brock - Royal Mint, London
Artist: Benedetto Pistrucci - Royal Mint, London

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Mariya Posted on 04 Apr 2010 7:57 PM
What cost of this coin?
Discovery Centre Posted on 06 Apr 2010 12:04 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Mariya, unfortunately Museum Victoria cannot provide valuations of objects. Please see our Question of the Week http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/2009-archive/coin-valuations/ for information on obtaining valuations of coins.
aj Posted on 04 Jun 2010 6:26 PM
how much is it worth in mint condition its a 1894..thanyou
DESH RAHMAN SAZID Posted on 12 Aug 2011 7:34 PM
I HAVE ONE OF THIS COIN
bia gontijo Posted on 30 Jun 2013 1:51 AM
eu tenho um anel que tem a frente e o verso iguais a foto

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