1989 UK 500th Anniversary Proof Full Sovereign Gold Coin

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Items can be posted to us - we recommend using Royal Mail Special Delivery service to ensure your goods are delivered securely. Alternatively, they can be brought into our secure showroom upon appointment. 

Step 1: Download, print, and complete our 'Sell To Us' form and include this inside your parcel with your securely wrapped items.

Step 2: Send your parcel to Atkinsons, PO Box 18513, Sutton Coldfield, B73 9XB. Royal Mail Special Delivery should be used to safely post your items. Parcels can be insured up to £2,500.00. Parcels with a value exceeding this should be split into packs each containing a value of less than £2,500.00.

Step 3: When your parcel has arrived with us, our purchasing team will contact you to agree the finalised price. Payment can then be made by bank transfer, with funds appearing in your account within 72 hours.  There may be an option to have a same day payment subject to limits and cut off times (a charge of £25 is applicable).  Personal cheques are also available if preferred.

If you have any further questions please contact one of our experienced team on 0121 355 0620 or email info@atkinsonsbullion.com

Please Note: Quotations are an indication of the price only, based on the current metal price. The actual price you receive will be based on the live metal price when we receive your items. All goods are tested to verify weight and purity.

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This 1989 Proof Sovereign was issued to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Sovereign coin. Its one-off design mirrors that of the original coin. The coin features a Tudor rose on its reverse and an intricate design showing Queen Elizabeth II seated as at her coronation, on its obverse.

  • Weighs 7.98g and is 916.7 (22ct) Gold.
  • Manufactured by The Royal Mint.
  • VAT Free and Capital Gains Tax exempt.
  • Struck to a Proof finish.
  • Diameter: 22.05mm.
  • Supplied in original Royal Mint presentation box with a certificate of authenticity.

Other Information:

This was a significant year for the UK's coinage as the gold Sovereign celebrated its 500th anniversary.

The gold sovereign is one of Britain’s most famous coins, the first of which was minted in 1489 by King Henry VII, due to it’s long history it is considered by many as the flagship coin of the Royal Mint.

The photographs show the exact coin you will receive. 

Product Type Coin
Weight 7.98
Country United Kingdom
Manufacturer The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint
Year 1989
Fine Content 7.32
Condition Used
Fineness 916.7
Finish Proof
Diameter 22.05mm