The 1996 gold proof three coin sovereign collection includes the gold sovereign and half sovereign, along with the two pound coin, often called a double sovereign.
See the rest of the 1996 Sovereign Collection.
In 1996, a special commemorative gold £2 was issued, but, unlike 1986, 1994 and 1995, this was not included in the three coin gold proof set, which reverted to using the traditional St. George and Dragon reverse design.
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.
Benedetto Pistrucci first designed the engraving of St George and the dragon in 1817. It is featured on the reverse of all of the coins in this set.
|Denomination||Diameter (mm)||Weight (grams)||Description|
|Two Pounds||28.40||15.98||St George & Dragon|
|Soveriegn (Pound)||22.05||7.98||St George & Dragon|
|Half Sovereign (Half Pound)||19.30||3.99||St George & Dragon|
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