1911 George V Half Sovereign - British Gold Coin History

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This exquisite piece of numismatic history was crafted in a pivotal era of change and innovation, during the reign of King George V.

The obverse, beautifully designed by Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, depicts a dignified portrait of King George V, symbolizing a period wherein the monarchy gracefully intertwined with the burgeoning modernist movement of the time. Turning the coin reveals the timeless design of St. George slaying the dragon – a resounding motif encapsulating British strength and valor, executed to perfection by Benedetto Pistrucci.

Significantly, this coin comes with a professional grading from the PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), assuring its authenticity and quality.

1911 Gold Coin Specification

  • Denomination: Half Sovereign
  • Weight: 3.99 g
  • Year of Issue: 1911
  • Composition: Gold (.917)
  • Mintage: 3,764
  • Obverse Designer: Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal
  • Reverse Designer: Benedetto Pistrucci