2016 3.99g Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Proof Gold Coin in Wooden Box

Perth Mint Half Sovereign Proof Coin (2015)
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Gold Coast Bullion is proud to offer the Australian 3.99g Gold Half Sovereign Proof Coin (2016) in Wooden Box for purchase online.

 

 

Condition: Mint

 

 

After a 78-year hiatus, production of the Australian sovereign coins resumed in 2009 in Perth. The sovereign is one of the most famous gold coins ever made. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the Australian mints in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth contributed to its success in no small measure by producing large quantities from locally mined gold.  More than 106 million sovereigns were produced in Perth alone during the reigns of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V. The sovereign was a crucial component to the British commerce and banking system and has a history dating back to the 15th Century.

 

Coin Highlights:

 

  • Contains 0.13 troy ounce or 3.99 grams of pure 91.67% gold
  • Limited mintage of 1,500 coins
  • Proof Coin
  • Ships with certificate of authenticity

 

Obverse depicts the traditional portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

 

Reverse depicts the commemorative 2016 Australia Sovereign portrays St Edwards crown, a laurel wreath and the word AUSTRALIA, historic elements of Leonard Charles Wyons original Type I reverse. The modern tribute also includes the inscriptions SOVEREIGN, and the Mints traditional P’ mintmark.

 

This coin was designed by Ing Ing Jong.

 

No more than 1,500 of the Australian 3.99g Gold Half Sovereign 2016 Proof Coin in Wooden Box will be issued.

 

 

Cairns Bullion would love to hear from you. Our customer service team is available by phone at (07) 4028 4004, by email or by live-chat on the website.

Products specifications

Product ID 860
Metal Gold
Purity 917
Weight 3.99g
Grade Proof
Mint Perth Mint
Type Coin
Variant Sovereign
Series Sovereign
Condition Sourced from Private Collection
Year 2016
Denomination $15
Packaging Individual coin capsules, presentation box
Superfund Approved No
Origin Australian
Theme People
Monarch Elizabeth II

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