2017 Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II UNC

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2017 Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II UNC

The 2017 gold sovereign features a privy mark to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Modern Sovereign. 


  • Exempt from Capital Gains Tax
  • British Legal Tender
  • Popular with coin collectors and investors
  • Low premiums - Great quantity discounts
  • Struck in 22 carat gold, 0.916 fineness
  • Each coin contains 0.2354 troy ounce of fine gold

To see the presentation box which can be purchased with this item, click here.  We also sell coin capsules for just 50p. 

From £236.61

Stock status

N.B Pictures may not represent the grade of product purchased

Quantity Premium % Price
1 4.75 £239.58
5 4.7 £239.47
10 4.65 £239.35
25 4.6 £239.24
50 4.35 £238.66
100 4.1 £238.09
250 3.8 £237.41
500 3.7 £237.18
1000+ 3.45 £236.61

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Coin Specification

The reverse of the 2017 gold sovereigns feature the classic Benedetto Pistrucci's St George and the Dragon design, unlike the proof version, which features a remastered version of the design, and includes the garter border.

It should be noted that the uncirculated sovereigns are bullion coins which are sold at a small premium over their intrinsic metal value. They are struck once and may have small imperfections on the surface. Sovereigns are sent to us in tubes of 25 coins. 

The gold sovereign is one of our most popular gold investment bullion coins.

We received our first delivery on 12th December, 2016.

If you would like to find out more about sovereigns you might like to read these blogs:

2017 Sovereign - 200th Anniversary of the Modern Sovereign

2017 Gold Proof Sovereign - The Reveal

The Sovereign - Britain's Favourite Gold Coin

Coin Inscriptions

2017 Gold Sovereign Coin Prediction

What is Legal Tender?

Capital Gains Tax on Bullion – Do I pay this?

The obverse shows the fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, by the artist, Jody Clark. This is only the second time the portrait has appeared on the bullion sovereign. 

The reverse of the 2017 sovereign features Benedetto Pistrucci's St George and the Dragon engraving, first used on sovereigns in 1817. A privy mark is set to the left of the date in exergue, it consists the number 200 set above a quartered shield. The date is slightly smaller to accommodate the design feature.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Alloy 22 carat gold
Fineness 0.916
Actual Gold Weight 0.2354 Troy oz
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint The Royal Mint
Mintage  N/A
Finish Uncirculated