Sell UK Full Sovereign Gold Coin Elizabeth II 1998-2015

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Product Code: aucostuE9815sov

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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.  

Other Information

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.

Code aucostuE9815sov
Metal Gold
Product Type Coin
Weight 7.98
Country United Kingdom
Manufacturer The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint
Fine Content 7.32
Condition Used
Fineness 916.7
Finish Bullion
Diameter 22.05mm
Thickness 1.52mm