The Sovereign is The Royal Mint’s 22 carat gold flagship coin and has been a constant of British coinage, admired and trusted through times of change. It features Benedetto Pistrucci’s original St George and the dragon design and for 2017 has the addition of a privy mark on the reverse to acknowledge its 200th anniversary.

The weight and quality of this investment bullion coin is verified at the Trial of the Pyx - an exacting independent trial dating back to at least 1282.

The Half Sovereign is CGT exempt in the United Kingdom and VAT free in the UK and European Community. To preserve your investment, the bullion Half Sovereign coin is packaged in a single coin capsule.

Key Points:
Struck in 22 carat gold
Minted to bullion standard
The obverse bears the definitive fifth coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen
Features a distinctive 200th anniversary privy mark
VAT free and Capital Gains Tax exempt
UK Government assurance of weight and purity


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The Half Sovereign 2017 Gold Coin

Specification Value
Alloy 916.67 Fine Gold
Diameter 19.30mm
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Bullion
Specification Value
Year 2017
Pure Metal Type Gold
Fineness 916.67
Packaging Single Coin Capsule
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