In 2003, St. George and the dragon returned to the 4 coin gold sovereign sets, after the special reverse design for the Golden Jubilee in 2002.
See the rest of the 2003 Sovereign Collection.
For 2001, the issue limit for the four-coin sovereign set was only 1,000. The issue limit for 2002 was increased considerably to 2,500 because of the Golden Jubilee celebrations. The limit for 2003 was 2,250 sets.
The obverse shows the fourth definitive UK coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, his initials IRB are below the truncated neck. This effigy appeared on coins from 1998 until 2015.
In previous years the 3 coin and 4 coin sovereign collections have usually contained all coins of the same design, however in a number of years, the two pound coin included with the sets has been the commemorative version instead. For 2003, all four coins in the four-coin sovereign set feature the traditional St. George and the Dragon reverse design, whereas the three-coin set contains the commemorative £2 coin.
|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||St. George & Dragon|
|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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