1957-1968 gold graded sovereign coin set in very fine condition.
This coin set features 10 sovereigns with Mary Gillick's obverse portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II. The coins were all minted before the decimalisation of the pound sterling in 1971.
Designer of the classic 1st portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, Mary Gillick honed her craft in Nottingham where she met one of the most influential figures of her career, Ernest Gillick. Mary's famous engraving was featured on all UK coins between 1953 and 1967 with the design having beaten 16 others to the press. Despite suffering from arthritis in her later years, Mary continued to work on various royal commissions with her iconic first portrait of Elizabeth still being used on Maundy Money to this day.
The obverse shows the first coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Mary Gillick.
The reverse design is by Benedetto Pistrucci. It shows St. George slaying the dragon. This has been used on Sovereigns since 1817.
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||2.354|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Mary Gillick|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
|30 December 2019||VF||VF||£270.63|
|05 August 2020||VF||VF||£363.99|
|17 August 2020||VF||VF||£358.45|
|19 January 2022||VF||VF||£346.98|
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