The 2012 British Diamond Jubilee Gold Half Sovereign features a special design, exclusive to the 2012 Sovereign coins. To celebrate the diamond jubilee the coins show the stylised interpretation of St George and the Dragon as designed by Paul Day.
These coins are pre-owned. Struck in 22 carat gold, the 2012 Bullion Half Sovereigns are a must-have for any Sovereign collector.
Previous one-off designs include the 1989 500th Anniversary Sovereign, the 2002 Shield Reverse Sovereign issued to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee and the 2005 Sovereigns featuring a re-worked and stylised version of the traditional St George & Dragon design.
The obverse is the fourth UK coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley.
2012 was the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. To commemorate this special occasion, a new St George and the Dragon reverse was commissioned.This reverse engraving by Paul Day features a new interpretation of St George and the Dragon. The engraver's initials are under the horse's hoof and the year is alongside the dragon's stomach.
|Weight / Size||Half|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.1176|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Paul Day|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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