The 2008 Gold Proof Sovereign features the fourth portrait obverse of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley and the traditional St. George and the Dragon reverse design by Benedetto Pistrucci.
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There were 7,735 gold proof sovereigns issued in 2008. This includes the coins that were used in sets.
The coin comes in a presentation box, with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
The Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse of the coin. It is the fourth portrait of Elizabeth to be used, and appeared on coins from 1998 until 2015.
The reverse features the Benedetto Pistrucci depiction of St. George slaying the dragon. This was slightly changed in 2007 when the dies were re-engraved.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
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