The 2012 British gold sovereign has a new unique design to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. This new interpretation of St George and the Dragon was designed by Paul Day.
Now at the low bullion premium of just 4.85% - the same as 2019 Sovereigns! This unique and sought-after design was only issued in 2012.
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Previous one-off designs include the 1989 500th Anniversary Sovereign, the 2002 Shield Reverse Sovereign issued to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee and the 2005 Sovereigns featuring a re-worked and stylised version of the traditional St George & Dragon design.
Struck in 22 carat gold, the 2012 uncirculated bullion sovereign had an issue limit of 750,000.
The obverse is the fourth UK coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley.
2012 was the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. To commemorate this special occasion, a new St George and the Dragon reverse was commissioned.This reverse engraving by Paul Day features a new interpretation of St George and the Dragon. The engraver's initials are under the horse's hoof and the year is alongside the dragon's stomach.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Paul Day|
|Mint||The Royal Mint|
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