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1866 Sydney Mint Type I Sovereign & Half Sovereign Pair

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Price: $14,000.00 Product Code: 17152
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Seldom seen in premium grade, this is your chance to own the 1866 Sydney Mint Sovereign and Half Sovereign in magnificent about Uncirculated condition! For a limited time, buy the pair and save $1,200!


The scarcity of the 1866 Sydney Mint Sovereign coin is partly due to the fact that it was declared official legal tender across the British Empire in 1866. Previously legal tender only in Australia, the new status saw huge numbers of our first sovereign type shipped overseas.

Although the 1866 Sydney Mint Sovereign is tough-to-find in superior grade, it remains surprisingly affordable. Graded by PCGS at AU58 (aUnc), we have just the one coin available.

The last date of the short-lived 1855-66 Sydney Mint Half Sovereign Series, the 1866 Sydney Mint Half Sovereign is undeniably rare in the near-flawless condition seen here. Sought after for its beauty, history and prestige, as well as the 'last of its kind' status, this key 151-year-old gold coin is also hotly pursued for its great rarity. The third lowest mintage Type II Sydney Mint Half Sovereign, a tiny number remain in better grade.

Defined by great detail in the designs, original mint lustre and reflective surfaces, we have one example of this breathtaking Gold Rush rarity in about Uncirculated condition.

This stunning pair represents a piece of original Australian Gold Rush history that you can hold in your hands! Don't miss out - prompt action is a must.



The scarcity of the 1866 Sydney Mint Sovereign coin is partly due to the fact that it was declared official legal tender across the British Empire in 1866. Previously legal tender only in Australia, the new status saw huge numbers of our first sovereign type shipped overseas.

Although the 1866 Sydney Mint Sovereign is tough-to-find in superior grade, it remains surprisingly affordable. Graded by PCGS at AU58 (aUnc), we have just the one coin available.

The last date of the short-lived 1855-66 Sydney Mint Half Sovereign Series, the 1866 Sydney Mint Half Sovereign is undeniably rare in the near-flawless condition seen here. Sought after for its beauty, history and prestige, as well as the 'last of its kind' status, this key 151-year-old gold coin is also hotly pursued for its great rarity. The third lowest mintage Type II Sydney Mint Half Sovereign, a tiny number remain in better grade.

Defined by great detail in the designs, original mint lustre and reflective surfaces, we have one example of this breathtaking Gold Rush rarity in about Uncirculated condition.

This stunning pair represents a piece of original Australian Gold Rush history that you can hold in your hands! Don't miss out - prompt action is a must.
Product ID: 17152
$ 14000

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