The 2000 uncirculated gold sovereign was issued for the millennium year and was the first bullion sovereign issued since 1982.
This British coin features Ian Rank-Broadley's fourth coin portrait of Elizabeth II on the obverse and Benedetto Pistrucci's St George and the Dragon engraving on the reverse. It is also available in a proof finish.
This uncirculated coin is struck in 22 carat gold, is British legal currency and is exempt from capital gains tax.
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The Royal Mint's issue limit for the uncirculated version of this coin was 250,000. This may sound quite a high figure, but in fact makes it one of the lowest mintage figures, apart from proof versions, for over 100 years. The final mintage figure for the uncirculated version was 129,069.
The obverse of this coin features the fourth definitive UK coin portrait of Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley with the inscription:
The 2000 uncirculated sovereign features the famous engraving of St George and the Dragon by Italian sculptor, Benedetto Pistrucci.
The date and the engraver's initials B.P. are in exergue.
|Weight / Size||Full|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.235|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952-2022)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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