A truly precious set of Australian coins, the chance to secure the eight sovereign types from 1857 to 1931 is rarely offered to collectors - largely due to the huge number of coins either withdrawn from circulation and 'recycled', or lost to the melting pots of profiteers over the years.
Rare, Iconic Sovereign
Physical evidence of Australia's Gold Rush heritage, the Australian Sovereign is much more than just a coin, It's a national treasure. Providing a powerful bond with the men and women who transformed the early ramshackle penal colonies into a thriving, united nation. The rich history inherent in the sovereign is as much the cause of demand for the series as the eye-catching splendor, great rarity and undeniable potential of these superb gold coins.
A Definitive Collection
The Australian Sovereign Prestige Collection unites the eight types struck from 1857 to 1931, with only the 1855-56 Sydney Mint Type I absent due to its extreme rarity. The set includes the 1857-70 Sydney Mint Type II, 1871-87 Young Head Shield, 1871-87 Young Head St George, 1887-93 Jubilee, 1893-1901 Veiled Head, 1902-10 Edward VII, 1911-28 George V and the 1929-31 George V Modified Portrait. Dates and Mints may vary by set due to availability.
Display Case Packaging
A fitting standard of presentation for such a prestigious compilation, the Australian Sovereign Prestige Collection is housed within a lavish, lockable, high-gloss black timber case. Protecting the lustrous quality for the long-term, each Australian Sovereign is set within a capsule, which fits snugly within the plush, custom-made coin trays found within the case. Completing the presentation, each set is accompanied by individual Certificates of Authenticity guaranteeing the precise weight and purity of each 22-carat gold coin.