British Gold Sovereigns
The gold sovereign coin, first struck in 1489 under the rule of King Henry VII, is synonymous with British currency, pageantry and heritage. With a value of one-pound sterling, or twenty shillings, the gold sovereign comprises 0.5 troy ounces of 916.7 fine gold. Whilst the obverse depicts a regal portrait of the reigning monarch of the period, the reverse of the sovereign coin is most commonly associated with Benedetto Pistrucci's St George and the Dragon design which has circulated for hundreds of years.
The Gold Sovereign Coin
We have a comprehensive gold sovereign guide, tailored for the spectrum of collectors and can be found here competely free ! Alternively if you would like to know more on the history of the sovereign coin, the most striking designs it hosted and how the journey of the sovereign was influenced by the most significant monarchs in coinage we recommend the further reading section at the bottom of this page.
Sovereigns for Sale
The following sovereigns comprise is a snapshot of our stock list. You can find a full online catalogue to browse by clicking here. You may not find exactly what your looking for online as we have hundreds to grade and photograph (most of the time). Please get in touch via live chat or call 01253 343081 if you need help locating a sovereign. All our coins are guaranteed genuine, and we try to grade reasonably conservatively. For customers ordering by post, we want you to be delighted when you receive your coin. We thrive on repeat business and recommendation.
|George III 1760-1820|
|George IV 1820-1830|
|William IV 1830-1837|
|Victoria Young Head Shield Reverse 1837-1887|
|Victoria Young Head Australian Reverse 1855-1870|
|Victoria Young Head St. George Reverse 1871-1887|
|Victoria Jubilee Head 1887-1893|
|Victoria Old Head 1893-1901|
|Edward VII 1901-1910|
|George V 1910-1936|
|Edward VIII 1936 - None Issued|
|George VI 1936-1952 - Proofs Only - 1937|
|Elizabeth II 1952-To Date|
We stock the following items and ask that you call 01253 343 081 if you are looking for sovereign jewellery.
|Second Hand Sovereign Pendants|
Please click here to view our products currently on the site. We list all the available sovereigns below; should you not find what you are looking for please contact 01253 343081.
|Victoria Young Head St. George Date Set|
|Victoria Jubilee Head Date Set|
|Victoria Old Head Date Set|
|Victoria Type Collection|
|Edward VII Complete Date Collection|
|George V Complete Date Collection|
|Kings Type Collection- Edward & George|
|Elizabeth II Type Collection|
|Elizabeth II Gold Portrait Collection by The Royal Mint|
|Elizabeth II Gold Portrait Collection - Three Coin by The Royal Mint|
|Elizabeth II Pre-Decimal Date Collection|
|Elizabeth II Second Portrait Date Collection|
|Elizabeth II - Complete Date Collection|
|Jubilee Sovereign Shield Set|
|Complete Sovereign Type Collection|
|Different Date Bulk Parcels - Instant Sovereign Collection at Bullion Prices|
|Sovereign Mintmark Collection - by The Royal Mint - in Wooden Box|
|Elizabeth II Sovereign Royal Portrait Collection - by The Royal Mint - in Wooden Box|
|Sovereign Century Collection - by The Royal Mint - in Wooden Box|
|The Victorian Anniversary Collection by The Royal Mint|
|The George V Sovereign Mintmark 7 Coin Collection by The Royal Mint|
|The Historic Sovereign Collection - by The Royal Mint|
|The Royal Sovereign Collection - by The Royal Mint|
|Mints & Monarchs Gold Sovereign Collection in Royal Mint Wooden Box|
|PNC - Philatelic Numismatic Covers|
If you would like to know more about the most prominent and influential designs of British coinage then we recommend the following:
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