The Sovereign 2017 Piedfort Anniversary Piece
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The Sovereign 2017 Piedfort Anniversary Piece

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  • A minting first – a Piedfort edition of The Sovereign
  • Double-thickness 22 carat gold Sovereign
  • Crafted with tools remastered from Pistrucci’s originals
  • Features a special anniversary design
  • Strictly limited to three per household
Product code: SV17PFA
Limited Edition Presentation: 3,500


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A Minting First for a Special Anniversary

Celebrating 200 Years of the ‘Modern’ Sovereign

In 2017, we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the ‘modern’ Sovereign – a coin unrivalled in quality, accuracy and design. To mark this defining moment in the coin’s history, we are looking back 200 years to the moment the 22 carat gold coin was revived and Benedetto Pistrucci created his masterpiece of design.

For this special occasion we are issuing a Piedfort edition of The Sovereign for the first time. Just 3,500 will be released, struck in twice the thickness of 22 carat gold as The Sovereign and finished to Proof standard with a milled edge.

Piedfort coins originate from France and were first seen in the twelfth century. Translated to English the word means ‘heavy measure’. Piedforts have always been prestige pieces, originally intended to be given or displayed as a show of wealth and esteem. Piedfort coins from The Royal Mint have retained this respect and admiration; they are true collector pieces treasured for their rarity, craftsmanship and generous weight. And featuring Pistrucci’s original design with garter border and inscription, this is a particularly important edition of both the Piedfort and The Sovereign.


The Piedfort Sovereign 2017 Gold Proof Coin

Maximum Coin Mintage 3,750
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Weight 15.97 g
Diameter 22.05 mm
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof

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A Royal coin

Rated 5 out of 5
26 July 2017

Received my coin today.Very prestigus,beautiful and double thickness.very detailed.Really a piece of Art by the royal mint.


Rated 5 out of 5
30 June 2017

Lovely coin !!

Piedfort sovereign

Rated 5 out of 5
29 June 2017

fantastic item in quality package worth every penny to own this sovereign

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