Gold Half Sovereigns

1915 Sydney Mint

22 Carat Gold

By 1915 gold was no longer used in circulating coins, most gold half-sovereigns were made at the behest of banks who requested them from time to time.
The 1915 Sydney half sovereign is one of the easiest to obtain in high grade, this example was added because of the date, which all Australians will recognize as one of the most important years in forging our identity

1915 Sydney Mint Gold Half Sovereign Reverse

1915 Sydney Mint Gold Half Sovereign Obverse
Mintage
892,000

One day I will get around to adding some information here.



Specifications


Sources

Composition: 91.67% Gold
8.33% Copper
Gold Content: 0.1177 oz
Edge: Reeded
Weight: 3.991 grams
Size: 19.0 mm
Reverse: Benedetto Pistrucci
Obverse: Sir E.B. Makennal
Chard Gold Sovereigns Kings and Queens of the United Kingdom.

The Sovereign
Daniel Fearon & Brian Reeds
2001
Hilden Publications
17 Windmill Drive
Croxley Green, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

Token Publishing

The Gold Sovereign
Golden Jubilee Edition

Michael A Marsh
2002
25A St Neots Rd
Hardwick
Cambrigeshire CB3 7QH
United Kingdom


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