The 1994 3-Coin Sovereign Collection includes the double, full and half Sovereigns, all struck in proof quality.
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The 1994 gold set is a set with a difference. It includes the special Bank of England commemorative £2 coin, instead of the more usual St. George and Dragon design. In 1994, nickel-brass two pound coins were issued, probably as part of a half-hearted consumer test to see public reaction to £2 coins. Special collector's versions were also issued in silver and gold. The gold sets of 1986 had also contained the Commonwealth Games design of £2, but the 1989 sets used their own exclusive Sovereign 500th Anniversary rather than the two different English and Scottish versions to commemorate the tercentenary of the Bill of Rights and the Claim of Right.
The 1994 gold proof set features the third portrait of the Queen, as used from 1985 to 1997 inclusive on most British coins. This portrait was created by Raphael Maklouf and the coins feature the legend:
ELIZABETH II DEI·GRA·REG·F·D.
Benedetto Pistrucci first designed the engraving of St George and the dragon in 1817. It is featured on the reverse of the sovereign and half sovereign in this set with the £2 coin featuring a design by Leslie Durbin to commemorate the tercentenary of the Bank of England.
|Denomination||Diameter (mm)||Weight (grams)||Actual Gold Weight (troy ounces)||Description|
|Two Pounds||28.40||15.98||0.4708||Bank of England|
|Sovereign (Pound)||22.05||7.98||0.2354||St. George & Dragon|
|Half Sovereign (Fifty Pence)||19.30||3.99||0.1177||St. George & Dragon|
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