2010 Gold Australian Sovereign Launches

The Perth Mint’s 2010 Gold Proof Australian Sovereign marks the second year return to regular sovereign production for the Perth after a 78-year hiatus.

2010 Gold Proof Australian Sovereign Coin

These new strikes are composed of 22-carat gold and are sure to be hot among collectors not only for their gold content, but also for their limited mintage and for their link to the history of coinage.

The Perth Mint was striking gold sovereigns almost immediately after its initial construction was completed in 1899. In fact, the sovereigns were the main reason for the Perth being constructed.

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