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Sovereign 1878 - Australian Coins Price Guide and Values

Sovereign 1878 - Australian coin
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Sovereign 1878 value

The value of a Sovereign 1878 australian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more.

The melt and minimum value of a Sovereign 1878 is $595.53.

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Variety G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1878 - Shield ---$596$596$596
1878 - St. George ----$596$596
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1878 - Shield $622$1,220$2,090$3,110$4,050$5,200-
1878 - St. George $596$1,110$1,810$2,600$3,720$4,850-

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Varieties

Shield

Shield Reverse

Sovereign - Shield Reverse - Victoria

St. George

St. George Reverse

Sovereign - St. George Reverse - Victoria

Mintage

  • Sovereign 1878 - Shield : 1,250,000
  • Sovereign 1878 - St. George : 2,170,000

Specifications - Sovereign 1878 - Shield

  • Mint: Sydney
  • Alloy: 91.67% gold and 8.33% silver
  • Diameter : 21.5mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: W. Wyon, Reverse: J.B.Merlen

Specifications - Sovereign 1878 - St. George

  • Mint: Melbourne
  • Alloy: 91.67% gold and 8.33% silver
  • Diameter : 21.5mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: W. Wyon, Reverse: B. Pistrucci

Last update : Monday, November 15, 2021

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