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N14053 Coin, one sovereign, Queen Victoria, gold, made by Sydney Mint, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1855. Click to enlarge.

Coin, one sovereign, Queen Victoria, gold, made by Sydney Mint, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1855

Made by Sydney Mint in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1855.

Coin, one sovereign, Queen Victoria, gold, made by Sydney Mint, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1855 Gold sovereign type 1. On the obverse is a portrait head of Queen Victoria facing left, raised border and raised lettering around the edge reading 'Victoria D:G: Britanniar: Regina F:D. 1855'. On the reverse is a wreath with crown at the top, 'Australia' in raised lettering at the centre and the words 'Sydney Mint one sovereign'.

Summary

Object No.

N14053

Object Statement

Coin, one sovereign, Queen Victoria, gold, made by Sydney Mint, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1855

Physical Description

Coin, one sovereign, Queen Victoria, gold, made by Sydney Mint, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1855

Gold sovereign type 1. On the obverse is a portrait head of Queen Victoria facing left, raised border and raised lettering around the edge reading 'Victoria D:G: Britanniar: Regina F:D. 1855'. On the reverse is a wreath with crown at the top, 'Australia' in raised lettering at the centre and the words 'Sydney Mint one sovereign'.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Depth

2 mm

Production

Notes

The sovereign was made by the Sydney Mint in Sydney in 1855.

History

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Australian Museum, 1961

Acquisition Date

27 February 1961

Cite this Object

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Coin, one sovereign, Queen Victoria, gold, made by Sydney Mint, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1855 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 31 March 2020, <https://ma.as/293596>

Wikipedia

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