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1914-P Full Sovereign

George V Large Head

Australia

The 1914-P sovereign was struck at the Perth mint as denoted by a P mintmark on the exergue above the date.

P mintmark above the date

Like most Perth mint sovereigns are reasonably easy to acquire in circulated grades but finding examples in mint state, particularly at the MS64 level or above can be a real challenge. Like most Perth mint gold, strike depth is a limiting factor on the grade though at least one hoard of mint state examples has surfaced in Adelaide which appear to have been struck from a very early die state providing both well struck examples with the quantity required to make examples with good surface preservation possible. That being said, the finest to have been certified from this hoard are still only grading MS64.(PCGS, 2017)

A well struck 1914-P Sovereign from the Adelaide hoard

The number of coins struck of a particular designationa facility that produces coins(Sterling & Currency, 2009)The state of a coin which shows no evidence of having been circulatedA cylindrical punch with an inverted impression of a coin's design used to strike the coinA line, usually on the reverse dividing the design from the date.A marking, usually a letter or dot that signifies which mint struck a particular coinPCGS, 2017
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