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Half Sovereign Guide

Half Sovereigns were minted in most of the 19th and 20th Century Monarchs Reigns.

These were usually more popular with a wider class of people since they were more affordable than full sovereigns.

Half Sovereigns are more likely to have been in wider circulation since they were a more acceptable unit of currency – a sovereign would have ben rarer and more used by collectors and for incestment purposes.

Accordingly, half-sovereigns in uncirculated condition are much rarer than many full sovereigns.

Australian and Canadian Royal Mints also minted half sovereigns.