2021 Gold Proof Christmas Sixpence Coin
This gold proof sixpence was issued by The Royal Mint. Struck from 999 fine gold (24 carat) to a proof finish. This collectable coin contains 0.199 troy ounces of gold.
The coin is beautifully displayed in a wooden presentation box, along with a certificate of authenticity.
We first heard about the coin after the Privy Council published information about it. The Privy Council is made up of senior politicians who advise the Queen on such matters as bank holidays, coinage, and livery company statuses. The Royal Mint must submit any new coin designs to The Privy Council for approval and that information is then announced on the Privy Council website.
Read more about the coin in our gold sixpence blog.
The obverse shows Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF
The reverse was designed by John Bergdahl. It shows the crowned Royal Cypher of Queen Elizabeth II. "SIXPENCE" and the year "2021" can be found above the crown.
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.199|
|Fineness / Carat||0.999 / 24|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||John Bergdahl|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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