The Australia Sovereign is a modern tribute to the original Type 1 reverse from 1855 designed by Leonard Charles Wyon, which features the St Edwards crown, a laurel wreath and the word AUSTRALIA.
Proof Quality 91.67% Gold
Each coin is meticulously struck from 91.67% gold (22-carat) in proof quality.
Commemorative Reverse Design
The commemorative 2017 Australia Sovereign portrays the St Edwards crown, a laurel wreath and the word AUSTRALIA, each historic elements of Leonard Charles Wyon’s original Type I reverse. The modern tribute also includes the inscriptions PERTH MINT and SOVEREIGN.
Australian Legal Tender
Each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 and depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2017 year-date on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of the Australia Sovereign 2017 Gold Proof Coin.
Prestigious Presentation Packaging
The coin is housed in a prestigious wooden presentation case within a luxurious shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.