An irresistible opportunity to own a golden piece of Australia’s wartime history, this spectacular 5-coin Gold Sovereign Set forms a unique, powerful link to the Australians who marched off to the 1914-18 First World War.
Presented in a timber case, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity, this prestigious collection comprises five lustrous Australian 22-carat gold sovereigns – dated 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917 and 1918 respectively. Struck at the branches of the Royal Mint in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne – mintmarks of our choice – the coins in this breathtaking set are as notable for their exquisite quality as for the connection to Australia’s Baptism of Fire in WWI. In a superb state of preservation, given the passing of approximately a century since the end of the 1914-18 Great War, these Australian struck gold sovereigns are in near-flawless about Uncirculated to Uncirculated condition!
Prestigious, eye-catching and historic, the 1914-18 Great War Sovereign Collection is also notable for its scarcity. With so many coins from the tiny WWI mintages ending up in the profiteer’s melting pot, and a significant number simply lost over time, the current demand for WWI centenary sovereigns has naturally translated into very limited availability. Even in the lead-up to the centenary of WWI, the number of 1914-18 Sovereigns on the market dropped significantly, and it has taken us nearly 18 months of patient accumulation to assemble the limited number of sets we have available.