1926 South Africa Half Sovereign
1926 South African Mint Gold Half Sovereign For Sale
The half sovereign is made of 22 carat gold, and weighs 3.99 grams. It contains 0.1177 ounce of fine gold.
Only 806,540 half sovereigns were struck at the Pretoria Mint in 1926.
Benedetto Pistrucci’s famous portrayal of St George slaying the dragon can be seen on the reverse of the coin. A small ‘SA’ just above the date indicates the half sovereign was produced in Pretoria, South Africa.
King George V’s portrait can be seen on the obverse of the coin.