Tag Archives: Sovereign

200 years of the Sovereign. The UK’s First Ever Gold Proof Piedfort Sovereign.

Update, 27th June: It has now been confirmed that the Gold Proof Piedfort Sovereign has completely SOLD OUT at the Mint, in just 24 HOURS. It’s still available at The Westminster Collection, click here >> 2017 marks the bicentenary of the ‘modern’ Gold … Continue reading

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200 years of the Sovereign. Part VI: The UK’s Premier Gold Coin

2017 sees the Gold Sovereign’s bicentenary, and to mark the occasion a special one-year-only design has been unveiled, recreating Pistrucci’s original 1817 engraving. It’s a truly fitting tribute and acknowledges the rich history of the coin which I’ve been exploring … Continue reading

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200 years of the Sovereign. Part V: The End of the Sovereign…

In my last blog post, I explored the Gold Sovereign’s incredible success as the most trusted and popular of all gold circulating coins throughout the world during the Empire years until 1931 when its reign as the King of Coins … Continue reading

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