Canada Gold Coin

1918-C King George V Gold Sovereign (Canada)

1918-C King George V Gold Sovereign (Canada)
1918-C King George V Gold Sovereign (Canada)

1918-C King George V Gold Sovereign (Canada)

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 - 20 January 1936) was King of the. Until his death in 1936. George V was born 3rd inline to the throne behind his father Prince Albert Edward (King Edward VII), and elder brother Prince Albert Victor. His short life was not without scandal having been named by male prostitutes under interrogation in 1889. In 1917 George V became the first monarch of the House of Windsor, which he renamed from the House of Saxe-Coburg and.

As a result of anti-German public sentiment. George V's reign saw the rise of socialism and the Labour movement which would radically change the political landscape. 1918-C KING GEORGE V GOLD SOVEREIGN. The Mint mark for George V sovereigns can be found within the ground line above the date on the reverse of the coin.

NB: Sovereigns struck at the London Mint do not have a mint mark. King bare head (Large) facing left, initials B. Denoting engraver Edgar Bertram Mackennal raised in truncation. George mounted with sword attacking the dragon.

The date appears below the exergue line at the bottom with the letters B. Struck - Ottawa Mint Canada ('C'). Rated (S) Scarce - Marsh.

Inscription: GEORGIVS V D:G:BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND:IMP. Struck in 22ct gold - Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm - Obverse by Bertram Mackennal - Featuring Reverse design of St George & the dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci - Die Axis:? Allgold Coins has been established for 20yrs and is well renowned with the coin industry, specialists in the Gold Sovereign and authors of many articles on the subject. We are happy to take any questions you may have on this or any of our other listings.


1918-C King George V Gold Sovereign (Canada)