Great Britain Gold Sovereign (Random)

Great Britain Gold Sovereign (Random)
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As low as $12.99 per coin over spot!
The Gold British Sovereign has long been an attractive coin ideal for the Gold bullion investor. Gold Sovereigns have been minted since 1817 and have worldwide popularity and recognition making them a great way to diversify your portfolio. Dates and monarchs of our choice, and limited to available inventory.

Coin Highlights:

  • All coins will be in Average Circulated Condition or Better.
  • Contains .2354 oz actual Gold weight.
  • Multiples of 40 are packaged in tubes. Lesser quantities will be in protective plastic flips.
  • Obverse: Depicts a bust of the reigning monarch at the time the coin was struck.
  • Reverse: A rendition of St. George mounted on horseback slaying a dragon, designed by Benedetto Pistrucci.
  • Minted at the British Royal Mint and other Commonwealth Mints.

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Containing .2354 of an ounce of Gold and featuring iconic designs, it is easy to see why the Gold British Sovereign is one of the most popular Gold coins in the world. Add these historic Gold British Sovereign coins to your cart today!

Dates you receive will be randomly selected and are determined by stock on hand.

The history of Gold sovereign coins

Many people recognize the Gold Sovereign coin as the quintessential British Royal Mint coin. Production of the Gold coin began in 1489, under the reign of King Henry VII, and continued to be minted until early in the reign of James I, sometime between 1603 and 1625. The Gold bullion coins did not return to production again until 1817 when Great Britain decided Gold would be the “sole Standard Measure of Value.” Buy Gold coins minted in Great Britain between 1817 and the present, and you buy a piece of history that you can hold in your hand.

Invest in Gold Sovereign coins, when you want to balance out your investment portfolio.

Gold Sovereign coins are an attractive investment to many buyers for an array of reasons. The fractional Gold coins are an easy way to start stacking Gold due to their lower premium over the spot price of Gold. As British Gold bullion, the Gold coins are also easier to liquidate because the coins are recognized around the world. Buy Gold coins such as Gold Sovereigns if you are looking to diversify your portfolio with Gold coins that represent great value.

Buy Gold Sovereign coins for quality and be pleasantly surprised on your random year.

While dates and monarchs are of our choice and availability, dates can range back a long time making it possible for you to hold history in your hands. Read our customer reviews for testimonials about the quality and hear how some customers are receiving coins dating more than 100 years old. Before buying Gold Sovereign coins, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with how the price of Gold is determined. The price of Gold coins combines the Gold spot price, which is the base price for the unrefined Precious Metal, with markups to cover the distribution, fabrication and nominal dealer fee. This combination represents the premium price of Gold bullion, and that is the price you pay. When you buy rare Gold coins, the premium price will also include a markup for any numismatic or collector value.

Customer Reviews of Great Britain Gold Sovereign (Random)
Great Britain Gold Sovereign (Random)
4.7 Overall

(based on 34 reviews)

Reviewed by 34 customers

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Happy first time buyer!

By  Paul

from MA

5.0

Asked for a nice GBGS coin for my first purchase from Apmex, and they obliged with a 1966 coin in absolute mint condition! Could not be happier! Will continue to do my gold shopping right here!

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Great coin!

By  orions_father

from AZ

5.0

Asked for an older specimen and they obliged with an amazing looking 1926 coin. Low premium over spot.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

A real pleasant surprise with my 'random' purchase

By  Jersey Kid

from Katy, TX.

5.0

I said "Generic Brand" was a Con because the usual output from this is a bunch of recent date sovereigns of EIIR. Now, gold is gold, so any sovereign is a good sovereign. But, I was bowled over when my order of three arrived. I received two VRs, an 1886 young image and an 1891 Jubilee crown. Both were in very, very good condition. The third was an EIIR, to be sure. However, it was a 1963. I will certainly buy using this option again!

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)

Cons

  • Generic Brand

Thank you!

By  Erik and Jennifer

from MD

5.0

I received a Sovereign in excellent condition. I couldn't be happier.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design

Random Gold Sovereign

By  Mike Mankin

from Elizabethton, TN

5.0

Received my Random Selection Gold Sovereign. It was a 2014 BU coin. Extremely pleased. Will buy more in the future.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition

curious buy? Didn't know what the item felt or looked lke

By  coinbeginner

from virginia

3.0

My interest is to start collecting coinage with a possibility for resale. Not primary but secondary, I would like to be able to make affordable purchases when I can

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Very Happy!!!!!

By  Anubis

from Ohio

5.0

I was very pleased with the condition of the coin they sent me. It is a beautiful addition to my collection. The packaging was unbelievable!!! The coins are so well protected it's amazing!!

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Very pleased!

By  Georgia Dave

from Jasper, GA

5.0

I've bought the "random" British Sovereigns several times and I've always been pleased. You never know what you'll get, but they've all been quite satisfactory. I've received some BU modern coins and some older ones as well in average circulated condition. My most recent purchase yielded a 1902 Perth King Edward. Very nice coin, in what I'd judge to be Fine to VF condition. Sometimes I order specific coins, but the random selection is a great way to save some premium and it's fun to see what you get. So far, so good. I'll be ordering more! Of course, delivery was fast, well packaged, and secure. Love APMEX.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Recognized Brand

Nice Coin

By  mtngal

from Northern California

5.0

I just received my 2nd Random British Sovereign from Apmex. Today's is a 1900 and in fair shape (to me, a novice) considering the coin was minted to be circulated, and not collected. It's nice having something of value with historical significance for a reasonable premium. I will definitely be purchasing a few more of these.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Recognized Brand

Great Price, Great Product, Speedy Delivery

By  KMA Inv.

from Overseas Location

5.0

Exceeded my expectations in EVERY way. Coin is beautiful and much better than I had expected as a bullion buy. Shipping to FPO AP war remarkably FAST.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

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Collect Gold Sovereign coins that are known for their beautiful design.

Gold Sovereign coins underwent a few different design changes since their arrival in 1817. While the Gold coins have always featured the reigning monarch on the obverse, it is the reverse designed in 1817 by Italian engraver, Benedetto Pistrucci, which has garnered the most attention. The reverse of the Gold bullion featured Pistrucci’s rendition of St. George slaying the dragon, and it marked a dramatic change from the traditional imagery depicted on coins at the time. The British Royal Mint continued to use this reverse until 1825 at which point it decided to return to a more conventional coat of arms; however, the design made a comeback from 1871 to 1877, and again from 1893 to today.

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