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1875 Gold Sovereign Victoria Young Head Shield - Sydney Mint
The only mint which issued shield sovereigns in 1875 was Sydney.
Both Melbourne and Sydney Mints issued 1875 dated sovereigns with the St. George and dragon reverse design.
The London Mint issued no sovereigns of any type dated 1875. The Melbourne Mint produced only the St. George and dragon type in 1875, and no shields.


Gold Sovereigns - Victoria Young Head Shield Reverse
The following list of sovereigns is for coins in stock as at our last update of this page.
It is best to check prices and availability before ordering or give alternatives.
The US $ prices in the this table may be out of date due to currency fluctuations.
DateMintDescriptionMarshSpinkMintageGradeStockPrice £Price $
1875SSecond Head7238552,122,000almost VFYes£350$600

Historic Prices
DateMintDescriptionMarshSpinkMintageGradeStockPrice £Price $
1875SSecond Head7238552,122,000almost VFSold£120$160
1875SSecond Head7238552,122,000good FineSold£115$170

Key To Mintmarks
L = London, no mintmark.
M = Melbourne, Australia
S = Sydney, Australia
EK = Edge Knock
Where we do not specify a mint mark, we are offering an unspecified mint of our choice.

Die Numbers
Please see our die numbers page for more information about die numbers.

Type Coins
If you are not looking for a particular date, but want a nice example of this type of sovereign, you can order a "type coin". Just look at our list of dates, grades and prices. Select the price you wish to pay, and we will send you the best grade coin we have available for that price, with our choice of date.

We Buy Gold Sovereigns

All our coins are guaranteed genuine, and we try to grade reasonably conservatively. For customers ordering by post, we want you to be delighted when you receive your coin. We thrive on repeat business and recommendation.

Victoria Type Collection

Obverse of 1875 Sydney Mint Victoria Shield Sovereign
Obverse of 1875 Sydney Mint Victoria Shield Sovereign

Reverse of 1875 Sydney Mint Victoria Shield Sovereign
Reverse of 1875 Sydney Mint Victoria Shield Sovereign

Close Up of 'S' Mintmark Below Shield on Reverse
Close Up of 'S' Mintmark Below Shield on Reverse

Close Up of Date

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