Lovely example of a scarce date almost a gem and very scarce as such
Lovely example of a scarce date almost a gem and very scarce as such .
King George V is remembered for his unwavering commitment to duty and public service. During World War I, he boosted morale among troops by visiting the front lines and instituted the annual tradition of delivering a Christmas message to the nation, which still continues. After the war, he oversaw the transition of the British Empire to the Commonwealth of Nations, recognizing the independence of former colonies and played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles.
His reign saw the production of some of the rarest and most sought-after sovereigns which remain highly valued by collectors due to their historical significance and rarity. These coins serve as a tangible reminder of Australia's early economic and political development and provide a valuable investment opportunity for collectors and investors alike.
King George V Gold Sovereigns were produced in Australia during the reign of King George V, from 1910 to 1936. The coins were struck by the Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney mints, and were widely used as currency throughout the British Empire. And were used as currency in Australia until 1931.
Obverse: King George V head left.
Reverse: design depicts St George slaying the dragon.