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Half Sovereign

1853 - 1918

 

Sydney Mint1853 - 66Young Head1871 - 87Jubilee Head1887 - 93Veiled Head1893 - 1901Edward VII1902 - 10George V1911 - 18
  MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62MS63MS64Sydney Filleted Bust1855 21,0003605001,70058,000110,000180,000240,000360,000400,000440,000Sydney Filleted Bust1856 478,0005806508401,8002,8009,50012,00018,00020,00022,000Sydney Filleted Bust1856 Alternate Reverse478,000*9204,70010,00072,000190,000320,000430,000640,000710,000780,000Sydney Filleted Bust1856/5 OverdateIncl. in above          Sydney Wreathed Bust1855 537,0006402,20052,000100,000150,000180,000200,000300,000330,000370,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1857 Incl. in above3103203908901,3002,0002,6009,10010,00011,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1857/5 OverdateIncl. in above          Sydney Wreathed Bust1858 483,0003103304201,4003,0004,7006,1008,9009,80010,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1858 SOVRRIncl. in above          Sydney Wreathed Bust1858 REG as RFGIncl. in above          Sydney Wreathed Bust1859 341,0004104104105,90015,00025,00034,0002,200,0002,400,0002,700,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1859/8 OverdateIncl. in above3103304101,6004,7008,20011,00017,00019,00021,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1860 156,0003605001,2002,2003,5004,50018,00027,00030,00033,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1861 186,0003003103607301,6002,5003,3008,0008,8009,700Sydney Wreathed Bust1861/60 OverdateIncl. in above8201,7002,3004,8007,10011,00015,00022,00025,00027,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1861 Alternate ReverseIncl. in above          Sydney Wreathed Bust1862 558,5003503704401,1002,7005,0006,0008,0008,8009,700Sydney Wreathed Bust1863 Incl. in above3303907505,40014,00023,00031,00056,00062,00068,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1864 282,0003003203608501,7002,6003,4005,0005,5006,100Sydney Wreathed Bust1864 Roman 1 in dateIncl. in above3103304302,1006,80012,00018,00029,00033,00036,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1865 Incl. in above3103404701,0001,6004,6006,2009,10010,00011,000Sydney Wreathed Bust1866 216,0003103203808801,8002,5003,2004,7005,2005,700Young Head1871-S 356,0003403503906409001,1001,4003,9004,3004,700Young Head1872-S Incl. in above3103303807001,1001,5001,9003,1003,4003,700Young Head1873-M 165,0343404005407709601,6002,1003,2003,5003,900Young Head1875-S 252,0003003003304706609301,1009,90010,00012,000Young Head1877-M Narrow Ribbon80,0163003103506701,1001,5001,9003,6004,0004,400Young Head1877-M Wide Ribbon80,016*          Young Head1879-S 94,0003303404401,4003,1004,8006,3009,30010,00011,000Young Head1880-S Beaded Reverse80,000          Young Head1880-S Crenulated ReverseIncl. in above3203605902,9007,50012,00016,000260,000290,000320,000Young Head1881-S Beaded Reverse62,0003303705002,1005,6009,40012,00019,00021,00023,000Young Head1881-S Crenulated ReverseIncl. in above9001,2002,30015,00041,00067,00091,000520,000580,000640,000Young Head1881-M 42,0094001,3003,50023,00064,000100,000140,00010,000,00011,000,00013,000,000Young Head1882-S Beaded Reverse52,0003103304101,0001,6002,1002,8004,0004,4004,800Young Head1882-M Standard Bust107,5223003103305207801,4003,3004,7005,2005,700Young Head1882-M Truncated BustIncl. in above3003103507101,3002,3006,1009,00010,00011,000Young Head1883-S Beaded Reverse220,0002902903105401,0001,5003,1008,8009,70010,000Young Head1883-S Crenulated ReverseIncl. in above3604205202,4004,5006,2008,30012,00013,00014,000Young Head1884-M 48,0093103304101,4003,5005,6007,50022,00024,00027,000Young Head1885-M 11,0033404109004,80012,00020,00027,000100,000120,000130,000Young Head1886-S 82,0003003103406101,4002,9004,6006,8007,5008,200Young Head1886-M 38,0083203501,80012,00034,00056,00076,0005,900,0006,600,0007,300,000Young Head1887-S Beaded Reverse134,0003003103205501,1004,2005,5008,1009,0009,900Young Head1887-S Crenulated ReverseIncl. in above          Young Head1887-M 64,013*3103304001,4003,4005,50010,00022,00024,00027,000Jubilee Head1887-S Narrow JEB134,000          Jubilee Head1887-S Medium JEBIncl. in above3003003204106108901,3002,2002,6002,800Jubilee Head1887-S Wide JEBIncl. in above3003103405608801,1001,4001,8002,8004,300Jubilee Head1887-M Narrow JEB64,0133003103506601,1001,6002,0002,0002,2002,400Jubilee Head1887-M Medium JEB64,013*3003003204105105906503,6004,8005,800Jubilee Head1887-M Wide JEBIncl. in above3003003204606207508602,8003,2003,500Jubilee Head1889-S 13 pearls32,0003003103507101,5002,3003,0008,4009,20010,000Jubilee Head1889-S 12 pearlsIncl. in above3003203701,5003,6005,8007,70013,00014,00015,000Jubilee Head1891-S Sans JEB77,0003003003204206209001,1002,6002,9003,200Jubilee Head1891-S With JEBIncl. in above3103203909103,5005,6007,50011,00012,00013,000Jubilee Head1893-M 13 pearls110,0243003103507301,3002,0002,5003,4003,8004,100Jubilee Head1893-M 12 pearlsIncl. in above3003103305007409401,1003,4003,8004,200Old Head1893-S 125,0002902902903305507008505,3005,8006,400Old Head1893-M 110,024*          Old Head1896-M 218,9462902902903003008009904,2004,6005,000Old Head1897-S 115,0003103403403404306501,5002,4002,6002,900Old Head1899-M 97,2213705208901,6002,2002,6003,5005,1005,6006,100Old Head1900-S 130,0002902903003304305401,1003,4003,8004,100Old Head1900-M 112,9203003103305201,0001,6002,2003,2003,6003,900Old Head1900-P 59,5883203503704506601,0004,1006,0006,6007,300Edward VII1902-S 84,0003003003204304404505001,1001,8003,100Edward VII1903-S 231,0002903003103504104906108701,2001,700Edward VII1904-P 60,0303003003204007601,7003,0004,3004,7005,200Edward VII1906-S 308,0002902902902903505906608601,0001,400Edward VII1906-M 82,0423003203709802,1003,3004,4006,4007,1007,800Edward VII1907-M 405,0342903003103603904104301,6002,6002,800Edward VII1908-M Incl. in above3003003304706508009201,4001,8002,200Edward VII1908-S 538,0002903003003403504005601,3001,4001,400Edward VII1908-P 24,6683103203801,1002,7004,3005,8008,8009,70010,000Edward VII1909-M 186,9042903003103303604507902,3002,5002,800Edward VII1909-P 44,0223003103405709401,3001,7005,5006,1006,700Edward VII1910-S 474,0002903003003303503703904407301,400George V1911-S 252,0002902903003203804705406201,2001,300George V1911-P 130,3732903003103604104404709101,1001,500George V1912-S 278,000290300300330350370400480590830George V1914-S 322,000290290290300300300320440490570George V1915-S 892,000290290290290290300310310350420George V1915-M 125,664290300300340370390420470480500George V1915-P 356,2072903003103604204504807209501,400George V1916-S 448,000290290300330350360370390400410George V1918-P 200-300 known3003103507501,4002,1002,6008,20011,00012,000  MintagePR60PR61PR62PR63PR64PR65Sydney Filleted Bust1853 4 known      Sydney Wreathed Bust1855 Proof3 Known      Sydney Wreathed Bust1856 Proof or Pattern2 Known      Sydney Wreathed Bust1857 Plain Edge Proof4 Known      Sydney Wreathed Bust1866 Proof2      Young Head1871-S ProofUnknown      Young Head1880-S Beaded Reverse ProofUnknown      Young Head1883-S Crenulated Reverse - ProofUnknown      Young Head1884-M Proof2 Known35,00040,00046,00052,00060,00068,000Young Head1886-M ProofUnknown      Jubilee Head1887-S Normal JEB - Plain Edge ProofUnknown      Jubilee Head1887-S Normal JEB - Milled Edge ProofUnknown      Jubilee Head1887-M Normal JEB - ProofUnknown      12Values are in AUD and are retail price estimations based on past sales of coins certified by PCGS or NGC and as such values only related to such graded coins. 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