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Edward VI (r. 1547–53)

The design shows Edward VI (r. 1547–53) robed and crowned. London Mint

Elizabeth I (r. 1558–1603)

The design shows Elizabeth I (r. 1558–1603). The sovereign was the forerunner of the English pound. London Mint

George III sovereign

Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

Proof half sovereign of George III

Medalist: Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

George III pattern sovereign with St. George reverse

The Metropolitan has not been known historically for collecting coins, but the Peluso family's gift of British coinage is a worthy addition for its revelations of high artistry. Benedetto Pistrucci began his ca... more

Proof sovereign of George III

Medalist: Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

George III double sovereign

Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

George III pattern sovereign with St. George reverse

The Metropolitan has not been known historically for collecting coins, but the Peluso family's gift of British coinage is a worthy addition for its revelations of high artistry. Benedetto Pistrucci began his ca... more

Proof sovereign of George IV (coronation year)

Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

George IV sovereign

Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

George IV sovereign

William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

Proof sovereign of William IV

William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

William IV sovereign

William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

map from "Britannia Saxonica. A map of Britain during the Saxon Octarchy, accompanied by a table shewing the contemporary sovereigns of each state; and the mutations in the Saxon Kingdoms: the genealogies of the Anglo-Saxon kings, with chronological notices relative to the Saxon period"

This image has been taken from scan 000015 from "Britannia Saxonica. A map of Britain during the Saxon Octarchy, accompanied by a table shewing the contemporary sovereigns of each state; and the mutations in th... more

coat from "Britannia Saxonica. A map of Britain during the Saxon Octarchy, accompanied by a table shewing the contemporary sovereigns of each state; and the mutations in the Saxon Kingdoms: the genealogies of the Anglo-Saxon kings, with chronological notices relative to the Saxon period"

This image has been taken from scan 000053 from "Britannia Saxonica. A map of Britain during the Saxon Octarchy, accompanied by a table shewing the contemporary sovereigns of each state; and the mutations in th... more

coat from "Britannia Saxonica. A map of Britain during the Saxon Octarchy, accompanied by a table shewing the contemporary sovereigns of each state; and the mutations in the Saxon Kingdoms: the genealogies of the Anglo-Saxon kings, with chronological notices relative to the Saxon period"

This image has been taken from scan 000051 from "Britannia Saxonica. A map of Britain during the Saxon Octarchy, accompanied by a table shewing the contemporary sovereigns of each state; and the mutations in th... more

map from "Britannia Saxonica. A map of Britain during the Saxon Octarchy, accompanied by a table shewing the contemporary sovereigns of each state; and the mutations in the Saxon Kingdoms: the genealogies of the Anglo-Saxon kings, with chronological notices relative to the Saxon period"

This image has been taken from scan 000014 from "Britannia Saxonica. A map of Britain during the Saxon Octarchy, accompanied by a table shewing the contemporary sovereigns of each state; and the mutations in th... more

Victoria proof sovereign

Medalist: William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

Victoria sovereign

William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

Victoria sovereign

William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

Mirror of Portraits of All Sovereigns in the World (Sejō kakkoku shaga teiō kagami)

Yōshū (Hashimoto) Chikanobu (Japanese, 1838–1912) Meiji period (1868–1912)

Victoria sovereign

Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

Queen Victoria "Jubilee Head" proof sovereign

Joseph Edgar Boehm (British (born Austria), Vienna 1834–1890 London)

King of Bavaria, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Emporer of Brazil, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of the Republic of Colombia, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of Italy, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Mikado of Japan, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of Holland, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of England, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Empress of Germany, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Siam, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of Switzerland, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Empress of Austria, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of Uruguay, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of Denmark, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Emperor of Germany, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Holland, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Czar of Russia, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of the United States, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Empress of Germany, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Shah of Persia, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Saxony, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Emperor of Austria, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of the Sandwich Islands, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of Chile, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of France, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of Mexico, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Sultan of Turkey, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of Belgium, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Sultan of Morocco, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Italy, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Montenegro, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of Costa Rica, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Governor General of Canada, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Denmark, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Empress of Brazil, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Romania, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Sweden, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of Sweden, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Greece, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Belgium, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Czarina of Russia, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen Regent of Spain, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of Portugal, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Servia, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of Venezuela, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of Portugal, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen of Greece, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Spain, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Governor General of India, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Empress of Japan, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of the Argentine Republic, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

President of Honduras, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

King of Portugal, from World's Sovereigns series (N34) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Trade cards from the "World's Sovereigns" series (N34), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Queen Victoria proof double sovereign

Sir Thomas Brock (British, Worcester 1847–1922 London)

Victoria sovereign

Sir Thomas Brock (British, Worcester 1847–1922 London)

Edward VII sovereign

Obverse: G.W. DeSaulles (1862–1903)

Sovereigns of love's domain

Man lying on ground with head on Woman's lap

George V sovereign

Obverse: Bertram MacKennal (1863–1931)

Half sovereign of Edward VI

The supplies of bullion brought to Europe from the New World in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries caused inflation, and in response new coinage was issued with a wider range of denominations. Gold coins l... more