This 2022 5-Coin Gold Proof Piedfort Pattern Sovereign Set was issued by The Royal Mint.
Struck from 22 carat gold (0.9167 fineness), the set contains a quintuple, double, full sovereign, half sovereign and quarter sovereign. These piedfort coins are double the thickness and weight of the standard version of the coin.
Only 70 of these gold proof piedfort pattern sets have been issued.
View the full 2022 Platinum Jubilee sovereign range.
The British Royal Coat of Arms is unique to each monarch. It consists of a crest, motto and shield, with two 'supporters' on each side. the coat of arms of Elizabeth II features the quartered shield of the United Kingdom, surmounted by a royal crown. The motto reads "Dieu et mon droit", meaning "God on my right".
The shield dates back to the 1707 Act of Union and symbolises the alliance of the four Great British nations. The shield displays the three passant lions for England, the rampant lion for Scotland, the three lions for Wales and the golden harp for Northern Ireland. The supporters of the shield are a golden lion and a silver unicorn.
As these are pattern coins, they have no denomination and are not legal tender. For this reason the coins are not considered investment gold, meaning they are subject to VAT. These coins are sold on the special scheme, meaning VAT is only payable on the dealer's margin.
These Royal Coat of Arms sovereigns have been issued to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Elizabeth II ascended the British throne on 6th February 1952 after the sudden death of her father, King George VI. She was not officially crowned until 2nd June 1953.
In 2022 Queen Elizabeth will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee (70 years of service). She is the first British monarch to reach this milestone event.
These piedfort sovereigns are twice the thickness and weight of standard sovereign coins.
The obverse of each coin features the Jody Clark coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The text reads:
“· ELIZABETH II ∙ DEI ∙ GRA · REGINA ∙ FID ∙ DEF”
The reverse features a new interpretation of the Royal Coat of Arms by designer, Timothy Noad. It features the crowned quartered shield of the United Kingdom. The date appears at the bottom.
|Alloy:||22 carat gold|
|Obverse Designer:||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer:||Timothy Noad|
|Mint:||The Royal Mint|
|Limited Edition Presentation:||70|
|Quarter Sovereign Diameter:||13.50mm|
|Quarter Sovereign Weight:||3.99g|
|Quarter Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||0.1176 Troy oz|
|Half Sovereign Diameter:||19.30mm|
|Half Sovereign Weight:||7.98g|
|Half Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||0.2352 Troy oz|
|Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||0.4707 Troy oz|
|Double Sovereign Diameter:||28.40mm|
|Double Sovereign Weight:||31.95g|
|Double Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||0.9416 Troy oz|
|Quintuple Sovereign Diameter:||36.02mm|
|Quintuple Sovereign Weight:||79.88g|
|Quintuple Sovereign Actual Gold Weight:||2.3543 Troy oz|
|Actual Gold Weight of Whole Set:||4.1194 Troy oz|
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