Victoria Old Head Sovereign
Victoria Old Head Sovereign coin
The Victoria Old Head Sovereign coin forms part of arguably the world’s best known coin issue, the Sovereign, which has a history dating back to 1489.
The obverse features the Victoria Old Head, also known as the veiled head, while the reverse displays the classic St.George and Dragon design by Benedetto Pistucci. This portrait represents the image most of us associate with Queen Victoria. Perhaps because it spans both the turn of the century, the peak of the Victorian age, and her eventual death in 1901.
The coins will date between 1893-1901. Annual mintage of the coin is fairly consistent, averaging around the 10 million mark, although a spike to double this quantity ath the turn of the Twentieth century reflects the significance and celebration the new century brought. The coins are available with London, Melbourne and Sydney mintmarks for most of the 9 year run, and some coins produced by the Perth mint are available from the final 3 years of production only.
The picture illustrates the type of coin you’ll receive, not the exact item.
Our Expert Opinion
This coin ticks alot of boxes for alot of different people. It trades at far more modest prices than its older version, the Victoria Young Head Sovereign, enabling buyers to own a coin of more than a century in age with a huge amount of history attached, but still keep premiums relativelt low. For this reason, it appeals to both investors and collectors alike, a sweet combination for both types of buyer if they hope for the coin to rise in value, over and above any gold price rises. They’re relatively available in the market, keeping premiums reasonable and affordable so the coin appeals to both new and experienced investors. With the Sovereigns history and track record, the liquidity for these coins are superb, maximizing selling price and profit potential. As a legal tender coin, any of the profits are free from Capital Gains Tax (CGT) – happy days.
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|Pure Gold Content (g)||7.3224|
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