The Gold Sovereign features a timeless design, used on Gold sovereigns since 1817, that is regarded as a masterpiece of numismatic art and an icon of strength and dependability. The design gains more beauty in classic Brilliant Uncirculated finish.
- Contains .2354 oz actual Gold weight.
- Multiples of 40 are packaged in tubes. Lesser quantities will be in protective plastic.
- Obverse: Depicts the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse: Features a classic design of the rendition of St. George mounted on horseback slaying a dragon, designed by Benedetto Pistrucci.
- Sovereign coin backed by the British government.
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The Sovereign continues to be recognized as a Gold coin of beauty, quality and value, and is considered by many as the flagship coin of The Royal Mint. Add these 2015 Gold British Sovereign coins to your cart today!
The history of British Gold coins.
Of all the collectible Gold coins, the Sovereign coin of the United Kingdom is one of the most recognized coins in the world for its beauty. British Gold coins were originally circulated coins up until 1932, when Britain went off the Gold standard. These 2015 Gold coins were named after the English Gold Sovereign which was minted from 1489 until 1604, the name was revived as a result of the Great Recoinage of 1816. The Gold content of these coins have remained nearly constant since the Coin Act of 1816, which dictated that the coins should have a Gold content of .235430 oz (or close to 113 grains).
Why invest in British Gold coins?
This highly recognizable 2015 Gold Bullion coin from the Royal Mint is a favorite of collectors due to its incredible beauty, heritage, quality and value. The timeless design on these British Gold coins has been featured on the Gold Sovereigns since 1817. Each of these collectible Gold coins contains .2354 oz of actual Gold weight. These Gold coins, whose Gold content was set by the Coin Act of 1816, are smaller than most Gold bullion coins and therefore available at a lower price point, but still at an affordable premium over Gold spot price.
Retain the value of your collectible Gold coins.
Caring for your collectible Gold coins is key to retaining their value and beauty. British Gold coins like the Gold Sovereign are renowned for their beauty and quality, which greatly contributes to their numismatic value, so proper care is essential. When examining Gold coins like the Sovereign Gold coin, make sure that you hold the coin by the edges, using your thumb and forefinger and avoid getting finger prints on the obverse or reverse surface. Some collectors of these Gold coins wear gloves when handling Gold coins and do so over a soft surface like a towel, in the event that they drop the coin.
Buy collectible Gold coins or bars once you have determined your investing end game.
Whether you buy collectible Gold coins or Gold bars depends upon your investment goals. Do you want to buy Gold coins that may increase in value due to their rarity, collectibility or beauty? Or, instead of British Gold coins and other collectible Gold coins, do you want to focus solely on raw Gold value, and opt for a utilitarian Gold bar with high Gold content and lower premium over Gold spot price? This 2015 Gold coin, from the Royal Mint, is highly collectible and recognized throughout the world for its beautiful design and history, and it is also backed by the British government, bridging the worlds of collectibility and investment.