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Gold Sovereigns - Sydney


The Sydney Mint was the first franchise of the Royal Mint to open anywhere in the world. The discovery of gold in Australia made such a deal advantageous to both the owners and the Royal Mint, and would lead to other refineries opening up in Melbourne, Perth, and other countries across the British Empire such as it was then.

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1886 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - S

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from £460.70

1897 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Old Head - S

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from £461.10

1901 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Old Head - S

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from £461.10

1893 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Jubilee Head - S

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from £472.80

1879 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head Shield Back - S

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from £521.10

1877 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - Shield Back- S

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from £526.10

1883 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - S

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from £540.80

1872 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - S

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from £554.30

1916 Gold Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £561.10

1874 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - S

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from £564.30

1880 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - Shield Back- S

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from £571.10

1871 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - Shield Back- S

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from £596.00

1882 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head Shield Back- S

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from £596.10

1881 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - Shield Back - S

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from £666.10

1887 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head Shield Back - S

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from £681.10

1887 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Jubilee Head - S

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from £682.80

1872 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Young Head - Shield Back- S

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from £691.10

1921 Gold Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £1,054

1924 Gold Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £1,570

1880 Gold Sovereign Melbourne

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from £3,131

1923 Gold Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £8,570

1926 Gold Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £8,667

1922 Gold Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £11,492

1920 Gold Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £500,492


Production of Gold Sovereigns at the Sydney refinery lasted from 1855 until 1926, though the other two refineries in Perth and Melbourne continued on until 1931. Like the other mints, the Sydney coins bore a mark above the year - in this case the letter S - to indicate origin.

Coins made in Sydney before 1887 featured local designs on the reverse of the coin, before reverting to Pistrucci's artwork of St George slaying the dragon.

Click here to read more about the different Sovereign Mint Marks.