George IV Sovereigns

Author: Lawrence Chard - Director and Expert Numismatist

Published: 10 Feb 2018

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2020

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Sovereigns were issued for George IV in each of the ten years from 1821 to 1830. From 1821 a large laureate portrait combines with St. George and the dragon on the reverse. In 1825, a new design were introduced with a bare head, and a crowned shield on the reverse. In 1825, both types were issued.

1829 George IV Sovereign Coin Rare Collectable Coins Online

Gold Sovereigns - George IV - Full List

Date Description Mintage
1821 Laureate Head 9,405,000
1822 Laureate Head 5,357,000
1823 Laureate Head 617,000
1824 Laureate Head 3,768,000
1825 Laureate Head 4,200,000
1825 Bare Head Inc. above
1826 Bare Head 5,724,000
1827 Bare Head 2,267,000
1828 Bare Head 386,000
1829 Bare Head 2,445,000
1830 Bare Head 2,388,000

Type Coins

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Further Reading

If you would like to know more about the gold sovereign coin and perhaps some of numismatics most influencila figures and moments we recomend the following:

The Story of the Sovereign 

The 2020 Sovereign 

Buying Gold from The Royal Mint Could Change  

Jody Clark Engraver of Queen Elizabeth Fifth Portrait 

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