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Read in detail about gold sovereign coins. We cover everything from mintmarks, portraits, issuing monarchs and more.
If you wish to see a particlular page that we have not published please get in touch and we would be happy to do one!
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Lawrence Chard - 26 Feb 2018
Analysis of alloy content of modern (from 1817) gold sovereigns; gold, silver, copper, iron, tin...
Lawrence Chard - 20 Feb 2018
Forgeries of most coins exist, gold sovereigns are no exception. We illustrate a selection of fakes. Only buy gold coins from a reputable dealer...
It is not common to find mis-struck gold sovereigns. We found this interesting example of a very weak strike...
Juliana Chard - 26 May 2017
The better the grade, the higher will be the value of you sovereign or graded coin.
Lawrence Chard - 12 Feb 2018
On some sovereigns of Queen Victoria with the young head portrait and the shield reverse, die numbers can be found. Read on to learn more......
We explain the difference between proof, brilliant uncirculated and uncirculated sovereigns and other coins. Proofs are shinier, but it's not quite that simple.
Ian Davis - 20 Feb 2018
We are often asked what is a bullion sovereign, and what is the difference between a bullion and a proof sovereign. Read this article to find out.
Almost all British gold sovereigns have the designers intials B.P. for Benedetto Pistrucci at the top right of the exergue (date space), it is not an advert for British Petrol
Overdates are quite rare on British gold sovereigns. There are only 3 dates with overdates...
Juliana Chard - 20 Feb 2018
Many 'replica' sovereigns are misleadingly described as restrikes (or re-strikes) and vendors fail to state they they are only imitations or reproductions...
The 2007 British gold sovereigns retain the traditional St George & Dragon reverse design, but there is a re-engraved reverse (tail) design...
Lawrence Chard - 19 Feb 2018
Advice about selling gold coins on eBay, including gold sovereigns, Krugerrands and other bullion and collectors coins....
Lawrence Chard - 13 Feb 2018
Learn more about coin and medal alignment on gold sovereigns
Juliana Chard - 28 Feb 2018
From 1853 to 1855 Victoria young head shield reverse gold sovereigns were issued with the engravers initials W.W. both incuse and raised. Marsh only makes a passing reference.
Lawrence Chard - 28 Feb 2018
We compare the reverse designs of both versions of Victoria Jubilee gold sovereigns, first type short tailed horse 1887 to 1891, long tail 1891 &1892...
We compare the 2 different portraits on George V gold sovereigns, first type 1911 to 1928, second type 1929 to 1932...
We compare the reverse designs of 2 versions of St. George & dragon on George V gold sovereigns, first type 1911 to 1928, second type 1929 to 1932...
Find out more about George III sovereigns in our summary article.
Lawrence Chard - 10 Feb 2018
Learn more about George IV sovereigns such as design and mintage figures.
Learn more about William IV sovereigns.
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