UK Full Sovereign Gold Coin Elizabeth II 1998-2015
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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, 202 Gracechurch Centre, The Parade, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B72 1PA. 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 email@example.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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The fourth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appeared on UK Sovereign’s from 1998. The portrait depicts a more mature looking Queen wearing a crown. The fourth portrait, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley, featured for 17 years, appearing for the very last time in 2015.
The modern British sovereigns feature Benedetto Pistrucci's design depicting George & the Dragon on the reverse. They have been struck both at the Royal Mint and at branch mints since 1817.
- Each coin weighs 7.98g and is 916.7 22ct Gold.
- Dimensions: Diameter: 22.05mm Thickness: 1.52mm.
The majority of fourth portrait sovereigns carry a George and the Dragon reverse. There are some dates in this era that depict an alternative reverse. In 2002 and 2012, sovereigns featured a Shield back rather than George and the Dragon. In 2005, sovereigns featured a reworked version of the traditional George and the Dragon.
The Royal Mint