|The British sovereign is one of the worlds most popular and
recognised gold coin.
The obverse of the half sovereign is by Bertram Mackennal.
The George and dragon reverse is a modified version of Benedetto
The sovereign was also issued for use in Australia (Melbourne, Perth
and Sydney), and has a small M, P, or S mintmark and South Africa
(Pretoria) which has a small SA mintmark.
The mintmarks on the ground above the date on the George and
Proofs exist for 1911, 1911(M), 1914(S), 1923(SA) and 1926(S).
1911-1932 Gold, 8 grams, 22mm Diameter.
|GEORGE V SOVEREIGN
|George V Sovereign
|Position of the mintmark on the
Sovereign shown in the red circle.
In this example it is an "P" (Perth)