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Live auction - fwo_424339 - AUSTRALIA 1/2 Souverain Victoria 1856 Sydney

AUSTRALIA 1/2 Souverain Victoria 1856 Sydney VF
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Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : 600 €
Maximum bid : 700 €
End of the sale : 08 March 2022 19:15:56
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : 1/2 Souverain Victoria
Date: 1856
Mint name / Town : Sydney
Quantity minted : 478000
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 917 ‰
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,9 g.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire à l’usure importante mais parfaitement lisible
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : VICTORIA D. G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:/ 1856.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Victoria à gauche.
Obverse translation : (Victoria par la grâce de Dieu, reine des Bretons, défenseur de la Foi).


Reverse description : Couronne entre deux branches d’olivier.
Reverse translation : (Atelier de Sydney/ Australie/ Demi souverain).


La monnaie de Sydney a fonctionné de 1855 à 1926 suite aux découvertes d’or en Australie.
Le bâtiment de la monnaie élevé en 1811 est le plus ancien bâtiment d’Australie..

Historical background


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