Sell 1989 UK 500th Anniversary Proof Double Sovereign Gold Coin

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Product Code: auco21393

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The Pre-Owned 1989 UK Proof Double Sovereign Gold Coin was struck to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the gold sovereign coin.

The obverse of the coin features Queen Elizabeth II seated as at her Coronation, within the inscription 'ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF', which may be translated as 'Elizabeth II - by grace of god, Queen, defender of the faith'.

The reverse of the coin bears the Shield of the Royal Arms and the Royal Crown superimposed upon a double rose and the inscription 'Anniversary of the Gold Sovereign 1489-1989'.

  • The coin weighs 15.98g and is struck in 22ct Gold.
  • Each coin is minted by The Royal Mint.
  • Each coin is VAT free and Capital Gains Tax exempt.
  • The coin is struck to proof finish.
  • Diameter: 28.4mm. Thickness: 2mm.
  • Supplied in a box with a certificate of authenticity.

Other Information:

The modern two pound gold coin was introduced in 1820 and is often called a double sovereign.

Code auco21393
Metal Gold
Product Type Coin
Weight 15.98
Country United Kingdom
Manufacturer The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint
Year 1989
Fine Content 14.63
Condition Used
Fineness 916.7
Finish Proof
Diameter 28.40mm
Thickness 2.00mm