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1896 Gold Queen Victoria Half Sovereign
  • 1896 Gold Queen Victoria Half Sovereign

1896 Gold Queen Victoria Half Sovereign

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Queen Victoria - Half Sovereign

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SKU: G22K-1896-HALF SOVEREIGN-QUEEN VICTORIA Categories: , , , Tag:
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1896 Gold Queen Victoria Half Sovereign

The 1896 Gold Queen Victoria Half Sovereign is a highly sought-after coin among collectors and investors. It was minted during the reign of Queen Victoria, one of the most influential monarchs in British history.

This half sovereign coin is made of 22-karat gold, which gives it a beautiful and lustrous appearance. It has a diameter of approximately 19 millimeters and a weight of 3.99 grams. The coin features a stunning portrait of Queen Victoria on the obverse, with intricate details capturing her regal likeness.

On the reverse side of the coin, you'll find the iconic image of St. George slaying the dragon, a design that has been associated with the British sovereign coins for centuries. The year "1896" is also inscribed on the reverse, indicating the year of minting.

The 1896 Gold Queen Victoria Half Sovereign is not only a precious metal investment but also a piece of history. Its historical significance, coupled with its intrinsic value, makes it a valuable addition to any collection or portfolio.

The 1896 Gold Half Sovereign is a stunning example of British coinage from the late Victorian era. Featuring the iconic Queen Victoria Old Head design by Thomas Brock, as well as the George Dragon design, this coin is in very fine condition and comes in a plastic capsule. The lack of mint mark denotes the London Mint. The legend on the coin reads "VICTORIA.DEI.GRA.BRITT.REGINA.FID.DEF.IND.IMP".

This coin would make an excellent addition to any collection, and is sure to be a treasured heirloom for generations to come.

 

 

Additional information

Set

single

Mint

Royal Mint

Certificate of Authenticity

No

Year of Issue

1896

Denomination

Half Sovereign

Fineness

0.9167

Mintage

2946605

Packaging

Capsule

Number of Coins

1

Total Weight

3.99g

Diameter

19.3mm

AGW

3.65 grams

Weight total

3.98 grams

Barcode

683-1896

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