Minted in 1892 in London, and at the Australian branch mints in Melbourne and Sydney under the reign of Queen Victoria, almost 13 million gold sovereign coins were minted (originally a circulating coin, now a bullion coin). The 1892 Queen Victoria “Jubilee Head” Gold Sovereigns, are now VAT free in UK and provided they were minted after 1817 and a legal tender coin, free from Capital Gains Tax for UK residents. They also are VAT free in European Union, the sovereigns meeting the criteria established in Article 344(1), point (2) of Council Directive 2006/112/EC of 28 November 2006 (special scheme for investment gold).
|L||London, United Kingdom||7,104,720|
|Total sovereigns minted in 1892||13,430,470|
|Diameter (mm)||Weight (gr)||Thickness (mm)|
|22,05 mm||Gross weight: 7,99 Gr|
Fine Gold: 7,32 Gr – 0.2354 troy ounce.
|Edge and Orientation.||Millesimal fineness.||Composition.|
|➣ Reeded / Milled|
➣ Medal alignment ↑↑
|22 carats; 917 ‰||91.67% gold and 8.33% Copper.|
|Mint and Mintmark||Financial Features||Mintage.|
|« The Royal Mint » London and Australia mints.||Type: bullion coin.|
Production Years: 1817–present.
Legal tender in the United Kingdom, value £1 = 20 shillings.
|1892 with 13,430,470 bullion coins.|
|Reverse :||Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm. Matte background with matte bust of Queen Victoria facing left, wearing the small imperial crown, a long veil falling behind her head. Legend VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D : Translated from Latin: Victoria, by the Grace of God, Queen of the Britains, Defender of the Faith.|
|Obverse :||Matte background with relief of Saint George killing the dragon. 1892 BP.|