One-year-only Design Change Revealed

It’s the coin release that collectors wait all year for. The new UK 2022 Gold Sovereign has just been released.

And it’s safe to say the collecting world has not been disappointed.

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The UK 2022 Sovereign

For 2022, the Sovereign has been dedicated to the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The iconic St George and the Dragon has been replaced by a reverse design depicting the Royal Coat of Arms by Timothy Noad. It’s said to represent the Queen’s unwavering grace and dedication to her country.

There are just two other Sovereigns issued under Queen Elizabeth II that do not have a depiction of St George and the Dragon (issued in 1989 and 2002). And that makes the 2022 Sovereign an incredibly rare and unique piece

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The UK 2021 Sovereign design and the new UK 2022 Sovereign design

Importantly for collectors, the edition limit of the 2022 Sovereign is just 10,500 – that matches that of the UK 2017 Bicentenary Sovereign (the last time we saw a design change) which sold out in record time.

Given the importance of next year for Her Majesty, and the fact that this design change is so rare, there’s expected to be a serious collector demand.

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Only 500 collectors can own this WORLD FIRST

Today marks Her Majesty’s 95th Birthday.

And to mark this incredible Royal milestone the WORLD’S FIRST Silver Sovereign DateStamp™ has just been released.

But ONLY 500 are available WORLDWIDE at the incredible price of JUST £59.99 (+p&p).

And in my latest video I explain why you NEED to add this WORLD FIRST to your collection. But with just 500 available, I don’t expect it to be available for long.

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Click here to be one of 500 collectors to own this WORLD FIRST >>

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The most important gold coin in the world right now

As I’m sure you know, this year we celebrate the milestone 95th birthday of our monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.

This is a crucial moment in our country’s history. She is longest reigning head of state that the UK, and in fact the world, has ever seen. Amazingly, 81% of the British population has been born following her coronation, so she is the only monarch that the majority of us have ever known.

This makes her reign one of the most important and impressive in Britain’s history.

To mark this momentous occasion The East India Company has issued a special limited edition Gold Proof Sovereign that’s frankly the most important gold coin in the world right now.

You’ll understand when you see the design and the edition limit. These two things are going to make this Sovereign one of the most sought-after gold coins in history, and the very pinnacle for all collectors looking to mark the Queen’s birthday…

Nostalgic Mary Gillick Portrait

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It goes without saying that Sovereigns are one of the most collected coins in the world. Known in the 19th century as ‘the chief coin of the world’ it has maintained its global reputation for accuracy, integrity and beauty.

Whilst the reverse of this Sovereign depicts the iconic image of St George slaying the dragon, it’s the obverse that’s going to have collectors rushing to secure this coin.

You see, The East India Company has been given special permission to use the very first official portrait of the Queen by Mary Gillick on this coin’s obverse, making this the first time it has been seen on a Sovereign for over 50 years.

Significantly, the Gillick portrait was the first effigy of Her Majesty to be used on UK coin. This nostalgic effigy, emphasising the Queen’s youth and vitality, represents the beginning of her reign and is the perfect tribute to her impressive reign and legacy.

Over Ten Times Rarer than the UK Proof Sovereign

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Importantly, the East India Company Gold Proof Sovereign is struck to the same exacting standards as the UK sovereign – in 7.98 grams of 22 Carat Gold. All that differs is the design and – crucially – the edition limit.

It has a strict single coin worldwide edition limit of 750, which when compared to the significantly higher UK 2021 Gold Proof Sovereign edition limit of 7,995 makes this coin over TEN times more limited.

What’s more the UK 2021 Gold Proof Sovereign was also issued specially to mark the 95th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, and it completely SOLD OUT at the Mint inside nine weeks of release!

The Most Important Gold Coin in the World Right Now

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It’s clear that there is high demand this year for commemoratives marking the Queen’s birthday – and it’s only February!

Whilst I suspect we will see many more commemoratives for Her Majesty’s 95th birthday, this Sovereign is undoubtedly the most significant. Frankly, it’s the most important gold coin you can find right now in the world.

The scarcity of these Sovereigns alone will make them highly sought-after amongst collectors, but when you consider the historic use of the Mary Gillick portrait – not seen on a coin for 50 years! – I’m sure they will be at the top of every collector’s must-have list.

Especially if the sell-out of the UK 2021 Sovereign is anything to go by, these coins will be snapped up in a flash.

If you’re interested…

It’s clear that any collector looking to secure one of these rare coins will have to take urgent action.

As an Official Distributor of The East India Company, we are lucky to have a limited number of these significant Sovereigns available for Westminster Collection collectors.

But with so few available, and demand for Queen Elizabeth II commemoratives already at an all-time high, we do not expect that we have enough coins to go around. Therefore, these coins are offered on a strict first-come, first-served basis.

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