These 1966 sovereigns are graded, please select your grade options before clicking add to basket. These make nice presents, boxes are available by clicking here.
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Gold sovereigns were not issued for circulation after 1932, although the Royal Mint began production again in 1957 partly to meet world demand for bullion coins. The only dates issued between 1932 and decimalisation were 1957 to 1959, and then 1962 to 1968. There were 7,050,000 sovereigns minted in 1966 which makes this a very common date for sovereigns.
The Elizabeth II pre-decimal portrait, designed by British sculptor Mary Gillick features on the Obverse of the 1966 sovereign. Mary Gillick's crownless portrait is still being struck on Maundy Money coins today.
The 1966 British gold sovereign reverse shows St George mounted on horseback, slaying the Dragon. This classic design was created by Royal Mint Engraver Bernedetto Pistrucci and first appeared on sovereigns in 1817.
|Weight / Size||Full|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.235|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Mary Gillick|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|EF||EF||£371.97||Out Of Stock|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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