Australia 1916-M sovereign
"Australien, George V. 1910-1936. Sovereign 1916 M, Melbourne. NGC MS63. (Australia, George V, 1910-36, sovereign of 1916, Melbourne mint. Uncirculated.)"This type, struck 1911-31 at Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, is identical to the ordinary British sovereign in every respect except for the mintmark. The Sydney mint was opened in 1855 to strike the gold found in Australia and was not employed to strike ordinary circulation coinage until 1920.
Recorded mintage: 1,277,000.
Specification: 7.99 g, .917 fine gold, 0.234 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 29, Seaby 3999, Fr-38.
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