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These 2020 Five Coin Proof Sovereign Sets feature a cypher mint mark to celebrate the 200th anniversary since the death of King George III. The sets have a limited edition presentation of just 500 making them quite scarce.
The set consists of a quintuple, double, full, half and quarter sovereign, and has a total gold content of 2.06 troy ounces. All of the coins are issued in a proof finish from 0.9167 (22 carat) fine gold.
The coins feature the iconic St. George and the Dragon reverse design by Benedetto Pistrucci, with Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
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The modern sovereign was introduced in 1817 and has been issued most years since. The coins continue to be highly sought after by investors and collectors alike.
These proof coins are struck to a much higher standard than bullion coins. The blanks are struck up to 6 times each in order to give the coins the very best finish - meaning even the quarter Sovereign has an incredible amount of detail for such a small coin.
These five coin sets are the perfect gift to mark a special occasion or anniversary in 2020.
The obverse of the coins feature the Jody Clark fifth coinage effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
The text reads:
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF
The reverse shows the iconic St. George and the Dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci. This design has been used since 1817 on the reverse of most dates of Sovereigns, with a few exceptions. The Royal Mint have digitally remastered them using the original tooling.
To the left of the date you can find a royal cypher mint mark. This commemorates the 200th year since the death of King George III.
|Alloy:||22 carat gold|
|Obverse Designer:||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer:||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Mint:||The Royal Mint|
|Limited Edition Presentation:||500|
|Quarter Sovereign Diameter:||13.50mm|
|Quarter Sovereign Weight:||1.997g|
|Quarter Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||0.0588 Troy oz|
|Half Sovereign Diameter:||19.30mm|
|Half Sovereign Weight:||3.99g|
|Half Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||0.1177 Troy oz|
|Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Double Sovereign Diameter:||28.40mm|
|Double Sovereign Weight:||15.98g|
|Double Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||0.4708 Troy oz|
|Quintuple Sovereign Diameter:||36.02mm|
|Quintuple Sovereign Weight:||39.94g|
|Quintuple Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||1.1771 Troy oz|
|Actual Gold Weight of Whole Set:||2.0599 Troy oz|
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