British Gold Sovereign - Common Date

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  • Title: British Gold Sovereign - Common Date
  • Purity: .9167
  • Metal: Gold
  • Weight: .2354 Oz.

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British sovereigns were minted in the United Kingdoms from 1817 to 1932 when Britain went away from the Gold Standard. Used as a bullion coin in today's market, the sovereign is a great starter coin for anyone curious about investing in precious metals. Since these gold coins were minted in the past, the cost is related closer to the actual gold content, so the premium on them is extremely low.

 The purity of the Gold British Sovereign is .9167 gold and the weight  .2354 oz; making the coin a wonderfully unique investment tool for those looking to add the precious metal their assets. 

The Obverse

The Obverse shows the impression of the monarch that was ruling at the time the coins were struck. Some of the British Monarchs featured on the front of the British Gold Sovereigns include Queen Victoria (three versions), King George V, Edwards VII, and Queen Elizabeth II (three versions). A common sovereign features the profile of King George the V who was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 1910 until his death in 1936.

The Reverse

The Reverse shows St. George riding horseback, fighting off a dragon below. This image was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. Saint George is the patron saint of England whose legend dates back to the Norman conquest of England in the 11th century, by the 14th century St. George was declared the patron saint and protector of the royal family.


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