Australia 1902-M sovereign
This specimen was lot 30373 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $1,170. The catalog description noted, "Edward VII gold Sovereign 1902-M MS63 PCGS, Melbourne mint. Exceptional golden-apricot coloration and bold detailing across both sides. Currently among a select number of like-certified examples, with none graded finer. Sold with old sales ticket from Jaggard's." This date, from a type struck 1902-10 at Perth, Melbourne (shown here) and Sydney, is common.
Recorded mintage: 4,267,000, a common date.
Specification: 7.99 g, .917 fine gold, .2354 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-33; KM-15.
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- Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.