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.

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

The exceptional purity of The Sovereign’s 916.7 gold means it is CGT exempt in the United Kingdom and VAT free in the UK and European Community.

Being UK legal tender they are VAT free and Capital Gains Tax exempt.

Key Points:

  • Struck in 22 carat gold
  • UK legal tender
  • Minted to bullion standard
  • The obverse bears the definitive fifth coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen
  • VAT free and Capital Gains Tax exempt
  • UK Government assurance of weight and purity
  • Individually packaged in single coin capsules 

Specification

The Sovereign 2018 Gold Coin

Specification Value
Alloy 916.67 Fine Gold
Diameter 22.05mm
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Bullion
Specification Value
Year 2018
Pure Metal Type Gold
Pure Metal Content 0.235 Troy oz
Fineness 916.67
Packaging Single Coin Capsule
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