2017 Queen Elizabeth II 5 Coin Gold Proof Sovereign Set + COA
The Sovereign was first struck more than 500 years ago, but in 1817 the coin was reborn as the embodiment of the newly introduced Gold Standard. Those first coins featured Benedetto Pistrucci’s St George and the dragon design, so highly regarded that it still appears on The Sovereign, 200 years on. This year, we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the ‘modern’ Sovereign with a celebratory design.
In 2017, The Five-Sovereign Piece features Pistrucci’s original masterpiece, struck with tools carefully remastered from the famous engraver’s originals. In this celebratory issue, the famous portrait of St George is surrounded by a full garter border and inscription, as Pistrucci originally intended. Just 1,000 Limited Edition Presentations are available, with each coin finished to Brilliant Uncirculated standard and presented in a Royal Mint case.
and Quarter Sovereign.
Presented in a Luxury Case with numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
We endevour to keep all years available, the image is of the coin you will receive some years may not be available due to rarity, if you are interested in the rare examples not on offer here, please contact us
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