1870 Gold Sovereign - Queen Victoria - The Royal Mint

  • 1870 Gold Sovereign - Queen Victoria - Young Head
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The British 1870 Gold Sovereign is a remarkable coin that encapsulates the elegance and historical significance of the Victorian era. Struck in 22-carat gold, this sovereign carries a face value of one pound and features the iconic portrait of Queen Victoria, who reigned over the British Empire during a period of immense prosperity and progress.

The obverse side of the coin showcases the youthful bust of Queen Victoria, adorned with her regal crown and a delicate laurel wreath. Her intricate portrait reflects the fine craftsmanship and attention to detail that was characteristic of coins minted during this era.

On the reverse side, the emblematic Royal Shield of the United Kingdom takes center stage. Surrounded by a beautiful wreath of oak leaves and acorns, the shield proudly represents the unity and strength of the British Empire during its golden age.

1870 Gold Sovereign Specification

  • Quality Finish: Bullion
  • Alloy: 22ct Gold
  • Total Weight: 7.98 grams
  • Coin Diameter: 22mm