The 1918 sovereign is one of the most interesting gold sovereigns ever. Produced at the Bombay mint under the authority of the Royal Mint in London. During WWI, due to the German naval blocus, shipping gold was too risky, but gold sovereign was needed overseas to support the war…Continue readingGold Sovereign 1918 « GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT».
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The sovereign 1918 is a British gold coin minted in London, also struck at the Australian, Canadian and India branch mints in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, Bombay and Ottawa. Almost 14 million gold sovereign coins were struck this year. Minted under the reign of Goerges V, the 1918 King George V Large Head Gold Sovereigns, (originally a circulating coin, now…Continue readingGold Sovereign « Victoria DEI GRATIA » 1918.