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Home - Sovereigns - Queen Victoria St George Sovereigns - 1871 Queen Victoria Young Head St George Reverse Gold Full Sovereign



    • - Struck in 22ct gold

    • - Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm

    • - Obverse by William Wyon

    • - Featuring Reverse design of St George & the dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci

    • - Mintage: 3,318,866

    • - Die Axis: ? ?

    • - Presentation case available

The first St George and the Dragon reverse sovereign produced for the reign of Queen Victoria.

Type: Victoria Young head obv. St George & Dragon rev.

Obverse: The Queen's head to left. Hair bound with a double fillet and collected up into a knot behind. Initials W.W. buried in narrow truncation.

Reverse: St.George mounted with sword attacking the dragon. The date appears below the exergue line at the bottom with the large initials B.P. to the right, horse appears with short long tail or large initials B.P. with long tail.


Struck London and Sydney Mints

Presentation Case Styles available may vary.

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