The 1999 gold proof sovereign four-coin set includes the commemorative £2 coin to celebrate the Rugby World Cup, instead of the more usual St. George and Dragon design.
The four gold coins we refer to are, of course, the gold sovereign, half sovereign, five pounds, along with the two pound coin, often called a double sovereign.
See the rest of the 1999 Sovereign Collection.
The gold sovereign sets of 1986 had also contained the Commonwealth Games design of £2, but the 1989 sovereign 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 fourth definitive UK coin portrait of Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley features on the obverse of this coin together with the legend:
The £2 coin features a reverse design to celebrate the Rugby World Cup, instead of the more usual St. George and Dragon design which features on the reverse of the quintuple, full and half sovereigns.
|Denomination||Diameter (mm)||Weight (grams)||Actual Gold Weight (troy ounces)||Description|
|Five Pounds||36.02||39.94||1.1771||St. George & Dragon|
|Two Pounds||28.40||15.98||0.4708||Rugby Football|
|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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