The first modern Double-Sovereign was issued in 1820. This larger coin gave engravers like Pistrucci and William Wyon RA even greater scope to showcase their artistry and ambition. The Double-Sovereign was added to The Royal Mint’s bullion range last year, and makes a welcome return in 2021.  

Key Points: 

  • Struck in 22 carat gold 
  • Minted to bullion standard 
  • The obverse bears the fifth definitive portrait of Her Majesty The Queen 
  • Features the classic reverse design of St George and the dragon 
  • VAT free and Capital Gains Tax exempt for UK residents 
  • UK Government assurance of weight and purity 
  • Individually packaged in a single coin capsule 

Specification

The Double Sovereign 2021 Gold Bullion Coin

Specification Value
Denomination Sovereign
Alloy 916.67 Fine Gold
Diameter 28.40mm
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Specification Value
Quality Bullion
Year 2021
Pure Metal Type Gold
Pure Metal Content 0.47 Troy Oz
Fineness 916.7
Packaging Single Coin Capsule
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