1899-1931 Perth Mint First & Last Gold Sovereign Pair VF-aUnc

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1899-1931 Perth Mint First & Last Gold Sovereign Pair VF-aUnc

$3,495.00
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  • Highlighted by the first AND last Perth Mint sovereign dates!
  • Premium grade - each coin is in VF to about Unc quality!
  • Housed in a timber case set within a stylish outer box
  • Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
  • Strictly limited stock available

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An exciting journey to the heart of Australia's glorious golden heritage, drawing together two key elements of the Australian Sovereign Series, this prestigious presentation unites the very first and the very last sovereign dates struck at the Perth Mint - 1899 and 1931.

The dawn of a new era in Australian gold production, the Perth branch of the Royal Mint struck its first coins in 1899 - specifically, the 1899 Gold Sovereign. Hotly pursued as the first in the Perth series, this exquisite 22-carat gold coin also embodies the final days of the long reign of Queen Victoria, with the Veiled Head portrait gracing the obverse. The lowest mintage issue in three decades of Perth Mint sovereign production, with just 691,000 struck, and the highest cataloguing Veiled Head date, the 1899P is a key to the entire 1855-1931 Sovereign Series.

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Country of IssueAustralia
Year of Issue1899-1931
DenominationSovereign
Weight (g)7.9881
MetalGold
Metal Purity (%)91.67
GradeVery Fine to About Uncirculated
Diameter (mm)22.05
Issued ByPerth Mint
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