Today, the half-sovereign is a commemorative coin, not issued every year and often only collected as part of a set. 1887 Sydney - Young Head. Price Rise Alerts × Quantity. 1877 Queen Victoria Young Head Half-Sovereign, .slabbed … 1 + $12,500.00. It was the last time the shield design by Jean Baptiste Merlen was used. Check out my other items! If you would like to sell this item, please call our customer service team on 01902 623 259. Average Circulated Condition. An 1889 gold sovereign, 7.98g Show 41 more like this. Only 797 sets were issued by the Royal Mint in 1887. If your 1887 Half Sovereign Shield Victoria Jubilee Head was purchased from us, we are currently paying up to: 93% of spot. In 1887 a new half sovereign portrait design was introduced for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee to mark the fiftieth anniversary of her ascension to the British throne (1837 - 1887). The sovereigns issued in Australia initially carried a unique local design but by 1887, all new sovereigns bore Pistrucci's George and Dragon design. Half Sovereign.. P&P: + £19.00 P&P . The half sovereigns struck from 1887-­1893 are the Jubilee Head to celebrate Queen Victoria’s 50 years of rule. An 1887 gold sovereign, 7.95g Show 45 more like this. 1887 Gold Half-Sovereign; All four coins depict the portrait of Queen Victoria on the obverse, and Benedetto Pistrucci's famous portrayal of St. George and the dragon on the reverse except the half-sovereign which is a Shieldback. AU $19.50 + shipping. Buy Collectable Australian Gold SovereignsHALF SOVEREIGNS OF AUSTRALIA 1855 TO 1918Australian Gold Half Sovereigns are considerably rarer than the full sovereign, and are normally found more worn in condition.All Gold coins of Australia (1852 to 1931) were struck from solid 22ct gold (.917%). 1887 HALF SOVEREIGN ( AUNC ) Share Share on Facebook Tweet Tweet on Twitter Pin it Pin on Pinterest. What is a 1887 halfcrown worth? The majority of 1887 London Half Sovereigns seen, are of the “imperfect J” variety. That proof coins were struck in the nineteenth century may surprise some readers. P&P: + £10.00 P&P . Please email me when price for quantity Price each. Half Sovereigns have a weight of 3.9940 grams (.1177oz troy). … An 1824 gold half sovereign, 3.8g Show 11 more like this. Close Create Price Alert. Half Sovereign Coin - Victoria 1892 - Shield Back - RARE / COLLECTABLE COIN . Queen Victoria Bun ,Jubilee & Veil Head 1887-1890 Full Sovereign … 1887 Half Sovereign Queen Victoria Jubilee Head Shield Back Presentation Boxed. Australian Bulk Penny pre decimal coins x 22 all different years. £315.00 + P&P . All Half Sovereigns for 1887, across all three Mints are of the “High Shield” variety. Popular . 1908 Gold Half Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne HY … 1899 Gold Half Sovereign - Victoria Old Head - London / RARE AND UNCIRCULATED. £289.00. 1887 Half Sovereign Queen Victoria Jubilee Head Shield Back Presentation Boxed. AU $13.75. as seen. $12,500.00. An 1887 gold sovereign, 7.95g Show 20 more like this. £1,000.00 + P&P . Last name. • 1887 Jubilee head Melbourne mint St. George. AU $11.69. initials close together raised on truncation with imperfect J. Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, rev. Half-Sovereign 1887 XF-45Chancery Collection present the Half-Sovereign 1887 XF-45.It is graded XF-45. We buy, sell, & provide information. Please email me when price for quantity Price each. 1887 Jubilee Half Sovereign. Some are extremely common, others are scarce, rare or very rare. This 1887 Proof Half Sovereign is one of the three and, to our knowledge, is the only proof example out of that original mintage to appear on the open market over the last fifty years. The "ordinary" Royal Mint London sovereigns for 1887 with the "Jubilee head" obverse are taken to be of the type listed in Spink as 3866 (normal designer's initials JEB with an angled J). After 1915 currency half -sovereigns were not issued by the Royal Mint until 1982 when the first bullion half-sovereign issued only for that year. 1887-S 1/2 Sov S-3862E Young Head Australian Pre Federation Half Sovereign Coin Issue. (jubilee head, lace open variety, Davies 640) Values, images, and specifications for the 1887 halfcrown coin from Britain, England, United Kingdom, Wales, Scotland, Ireland . An 1887 gold half sovereign, 3.96g Show 37 more like this. 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