The three gold coins we refer to are, of course, the gold sovereign and half sovereign, along with the two pound coin, often called a double sovereign.
The 2001 gold set is a set with a difference. It includes the £2 coin commemorating the centenary of the transmission of the first transatlantic telegraph by Guglielmo Marconi in 1901.
See the rest of the 2001 Sovereign Collection.
The gold sovereign sets of 1986 had also contained the Commonwealth Games design of £2, but the 1989 sovereign three-coin 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 obverse bears the fourth portrait of Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley with the inscription ELIZABETH·II·DEI·GRA REGINA·FID·DEF.
The £2 coin reverse features a design commemorating the centenary of the transmission of the first transatlantic telegraph by Guglielmo Marconi in 1901, instead of the more usual St. George and Dragon design which features on the sovereign and half sovereign.
|Denomination||Diameter (mm)||Weight (grams)||Description|
|Two Pounds||28.40||15.98||Marconi - Telegraph|
|Soveriegn (Pound)||22.05||7.98||St George & Dragon|
|Half Sovereign (Half Pound)||19.30||3.99||St George & Dragon|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
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