1918 King George V Perth Mint Gold Sovereign

Issued in the centenary year of the classic St George and the dragon design, these 1918 sovereigns are a landmark in the history of 'the most famous gold coin'.

  • 100-year-old 1918 Perth Mint gold sovereign
  • Iconic St George and the dragon design
  • 22 carat gold
  • 'Extremely fine' to 'about uncirculated' condition
SKU 17D34AAA

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Historic 1918 Sovereigns

Struck at the Perth Mint in the final year of the First World War, Australia's 'P' for Perth Mint Gold Sovereigns are struck from 7.98 grams of 22 carat gold and measure 21.5mm in diameter. Available in Extremely Fine to about Uncirculated Condition.

The Perth Mint produced 3,812,884 of the George 1918 V sovereigns of which a large portion were melted down for their gold value, making high grade 1918P Sovereigns difficult for collectors to acquire.

As we mark the centenary of the Armistice, and the conclusion of \"the war to end all wars\", we are offering the rare opportunity to secure these scarce 100-year-old gold coins - in premium grade.

Iconic St George and the Dragon Reverse Design

The sovereign features a large uncrowned bust of King George V facing left.

Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate

Each coin is housed in a lavish black timber case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Specifications

Specifications

Year 1918
Metal Gold
Fineness (% purity) 91.67
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