The 1996 proof sovereign is struck in 22 carat gold and features the third effigy of Elizabeth II by Raphael Maklouf and the famous St George and the dragon reverse design.
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The modern sovereign was first issued in 1817. Featuring Benedetto Pistrucci's classic engraving of St George and the dragon, the sovereign has been a favourite coin with collectors for two centuries. The proof sovereign makes the ideal gift for special birthdays, anniversaries and graduations.
The 1996 sovereign was issued as a proof coin in this year, no uncirculated sovereigns were issued.
The portrait of Elizabeth II on the obverse of this coin was created by Raphael Maklouf. The coin features the legend ELIZABETH II DEI·GRA·REG·F·D.
The reverse of the 1996 gold proof sovereign features the famous engraving of St George slaying a dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Raphael Maklouf|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Mint||The Royal Mint|
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