William IV Sovereign Information

Written by Lawrence Chard - Company Director and Expert Numismatist • Last updated 8 Nov 2018

These sovereigns have a bare head portrait, and a different crowned shield on the reverse. 1830 was a proof edition only, whilst 1831 and 1832 had first and second busts. 1833, 1835, 1836 and 1837 was second bust only and in 1834 none were issued. These coins rarely appear in either high or low grades and are highly sought after by collectors and dealers alike!

 Full List of Dates

Date Description Mintage
1830 Proof Pattern, FDC, or Any  
1831 First Bust & Second Bust 599,000
1832 First Bust & Second Bust 3,737,000
1833 Second Bust 1,225,000
1834   Not Issued
1835 Second Bust 723,000
1836 Second Bust 1,714,000
1837 Second Bust 1,173,000



1832 William IV Sovereign Obverse

Type Coins

If you are not looking for a particular date, but want a nice example of this type of sovereign, you can order a "type coin". Just look at our list of dates, grades and prices. Select the price you wish to pay, and we will send you the best grade coin we have available for that price, with our choice of date.


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.

We also buy gold sovereigns. Check out our sell page by clicking here, find your product but if its a graded and collectible coin the best thing is to get in touch on 01253 343081