Tag Archives: Sovereigns

The Making of a British Icon

How an Italian engraver produced the most British coin of all time Across the world, one coin is seen to epitomise all that it is British in a way that compares with nothing else.  That coin is the Gold Sovereign.  … Continue reading

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Pistrucci’s iconic Sovereign design back for 2013

After months of speculation, 2013 well and truly got off with a bang following today’s unveiling of one of the year’s most exciting and eagerly awaited new issues – the UK Gold Proof Sovereign. Nearly 200 years young And after … Continue reading

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History of the Sovereign

The gold Sovereign is one of the most famous coins in the world. “Sovereign” is the name we give to a gold coin, originally of one pound sterling value. The first pound was struck in 1489 during the reign of … Continue reading

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