This is the first time the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark has appeared on an uncirculated bullion sovereign. The reverse features the classic St George and the Dragon reverse by Benedetto Pistrucci.
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The fifth definitive UK coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark was unveiled in March, 2015.
Whilst the portrait was used on the fifth portrait 2015 proof sovereigns, it was not used on the bullion sovereign until 2016. This coin is struck in 22 carat gold. Whilst, the uncirculated sovereign is sold as a gold bullion investment coin, the sovereign is a favourite with coin collectors and for special events such as birthdays, anniversaries and graduations.
22.2mm coin capsules are available for £0.50
The obverse design features the fifth portrait of the Queen by engraver Jody Clark. His initials, JC, are under the truncated neck. This is the first time this portrait has appeared on the bullion uncirculated sovereigns.
The reverse of the coin features the Benedetto Pistrucci depiction of George and the Dragon. This has appeared on sovereigns since 1817 and is one of the most famous reverse designs.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy ounces|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Mint||The Royal Mint|
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