1900 Queen Victoria Gold Full Sovereign Perth Mint Widowed Veiled Old Head Coin
Veiled Head gold 'full' Sovereign of Queen Victoria, struck at the Perth Mint in 1900.
1900 Perth Mint Sovereigns Obverse
The obverse of 1900-dated Perth Mint Sovereigns features an effigy of Queen Victoria by Sir Thomas Brock, known as the 'Old Head' or 'Widowed Head' portrait. The legend around the portrait reads 'VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·'.
Reverse Of Perth Mint 1900 Sovereigns
The reverse of 1900 Perth Mint Sovereigns features the classic St George and the dragon design by Benedetto Pistrucci. A tiny 'P' mintmark is shown to the ground below the dragon, indicating that this coin was struck at the Perth Mint in Western Australia. The date appears at the bottom of the design.
Perth Mint Old Head Gold Sovereigns
Victorian Perth Mint Sovereigns were only struck in three years: 1899, 1900 and 1901. These coins are composed of 7.98 grams of 22-carat gold with an actual gold weight of 0.2354 troy ounces. Diameter: 22.05 millimetres. Edge: milled. Finish: circulated.
High-Grade Perth Mint Gold Sovereigns
Our 1900-dated Queen Victoria Sovereigns are graded Very Fine or better. Coins described as 'Very Fine' or 'VF' are those that have seen limited circulation with some wear to the high points and fine details. The images on this page are stock photos but give a good indication of the type and grade of coin you can expect to receive.
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