Pound, South Africa, 1928, Gold - obverse

    Pound, South Africa, 1928, Gold

    Hern S343

    South Africa, 1928, Gold Pound, King George V(1923 to 1932) - Sovereign

     

    The sovereign is by far the most popular coin in the series and it is widely traded worldwide.

    Varieties: 

    • 1923 to 1928
    • 1929 to 1932 Slightly smaller head
    • 1928 to 1932 Very minor changes

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1928(1923-1932)

    Value

    One Pound, Pound, £1  

    Metal

    Gold 0.9166, Copper 0.0834 (22crt)

    Gold Content 7.3224gm

    Weight

    7.988gm

    Diameter

    22.00mm

    Thickness

    1.55mm

    Obverse Design

    Betram Mackennal(BM)

    Reverse Design

    Benedetto Pistrucci(B.P.)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of King George V without Crown

    Lettering:
    GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:

    Reverse

    Features St. George on horseback slaying a dragon

    Lettering:

    1928

    Edge

    Reeded

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1923

    719

    655

    1924

    3,184

    /

    1925

    6,086,264

    /

    1926

    11,107,611

    /

    1927

    16,379,704

    /

    1928

    18,235,057

    2

    1929

    12,024,756

    1

    1930

    10,0277,756

    /

    1931

    8,511,792

    /

    1932

    1,066,680

    /

    Material
    Gold
    Shape
    Round
    Time
    1900s

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