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Hi everybody,


In dispare, I come to you all and ask for your help. I have found, in my father's collection, a coin described as follow:


Mini coin... made of gold.


Obv... I'M OF SOVGN:... L:CHK:LAUEK... with a crowned Queen Victoria

Rev... St. George slaying the dragon... 1887


I understand that this coin might have been made of an actual sovereign, but I cannot find any further information about the coin... Could, please, someone shed soe light on this mystery...


Your help would be much appreciated.


Thank you.

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I'm pretty certain that this is not a gold coin, neither is it a sovereign. It looks like an imitation of an 1887 Sovereign, some sort of token.


Sorry that this is not the answer you were looking for.


Kindest Regards,



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  • 2 weeks later...

Well it's a sovereign ?? ... what size, weight??


**Snickers** now I have just looked at the photos. Some pretty wicked craftsmanship there! to think the engravers of the Royal Mint could've produced that huahahaha!...




Just realised I have one of these on my watch list today



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