These 2022 Gold Proof Sixpence Coins are issued by The Royal Mint. The coins are issued inside a gift box with a 'Sixpence in Your Shoe' booklet.
These are the final sixpences to feature Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
Each coin is struck from 0.9167 fine gold (22 carat) to a proof finish, and contains 0.1648 troy ounces of the precious metal.
This sixpence is the perfect gift for newly married couples or even Christmas presents.
A bride should carry a sixpence in her shoe on her wedding day so as to bring good luck to the couple.
A sixpence is also traditionally baked into a Christmas pudding to bring luck to the person who finds it.
To learn more about the monarchs of England we recommend that you read our blog about the Kings and Queens of England.
The obverse shows Jody Clark's fifth 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 "2022" can be found above the crown.
|Weight / Size||5.59g|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.165|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||John Bergdahl|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952-2022)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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