The Gold Sovereign from the Royal Mint of England has a long, rich history as an English circulation currency and a form of modern gold bullion for investors. Gold Sovereign coins are rooted in the introduction of the English gold sovereign during the reign of the Tudor monarch, King Henry VII. It was issued regularly until 1603 before being suspended by King James I of England. Today, 2021 Gold Great Britain Sovereigns are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you inside of an individual plastic flip or an acrylic tube of 25 coins!
- 65th year of release for the bullion Gold British Sovereigns!
- Consists of .2354 Troy ounces of actual gold content.
- The coins have legal tender status within the United Kingdom.
- Queen Elizabeth II is on the obverse of the coins.
- George slays a dragon in the reverse design of the coins.
The designs on the Gold Great Britain Sovereign coins have remained constant in theme since the 1817 introduction of the collection. The reigning monarch is always featured on the obverse field of the coins, with designs including the busts of King George III, King George IV, Queen Victoria, King George V, and more recently, Queen Elizabeth II as of 1952. The reverse has, with the exception of select dates during Queen Victoria’s reign, always featured St. George slaying a dragon.
All of the 2021 Gold Great Britain Sovereigns in this product listing are available individually or in multiples. Single coins are available to purchase inside of individual plastic flips, while multiples are available in acrylic tubes of 25 coins from the Royal Mint of England. Each one of the coins comes in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse of 2021 Gold Sovereigns. Since 1952, her effigy has been modified four times from the original release. As of the 2016 date mark, the Jody Clark depiction of Elizabeth II features on the obverse of coins. This portrait of the Queen captures her at the age of 89 with the George IV State Diadem Crown.
St. George is depicted in the reverse design of 2021 Gold Great Britain Sovereigns. Since 1817, St. George has featured on this face of the Gold Sovereigns as designed by Benedetto Pistrucci for the debut of the Gold Great Britain Sovereigns. In this design, St. George rides into battle against a dragon, trampling it with his horse so he can eventually dismount and slay the beast with the sword in his right hand.
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