The Half Sovereign 2017 Gold Bullion Coin | The Royal Mint

The Half Sovereign 2017 Gold Bullion Coin

  • Struck in 22 carat gold
  • Minted to bullion standard
  • Features the classic reverse design of St George and the dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci and for 2017 has the addition of a privy mark to acknowledge its 200th anniversary
  • The obverse bears the fifth definitive portrait of Her Majesty The Queen
  • CGT exempt in the UK & VAT Free in the UK and European Community
  • UK Government assurance of weight and purity
  • Unlimited mintage

In 2017, we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the modern Sovereign - a coin unrivalled in quality, accuracy and design.

The Sovereign is The Royal Mint’s 22 carat gold flagship coin. For two centuries The Sovereign has been a constant of British coinage, admired and trusted through times of change. Its bold St George and the dragon design was created by Benedetto Pistrucci, representing integrity and resilience.

For 2017, The Sovereign features a new shield mint mark, placed proudly below the defeated dragon, to signify the 200-year anniversary. The coin’s observe features the fifth definitive portrait of Her Majesty The Queen by Jody Clark.

The Half-Sovereign 2017 UK Gold Bullion Coin is struck in 916.7 fine gold.

Denomination Multi
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Weight 3.99g
Diameter 19.30mm
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Bullion
Year 2017
Pure Metal Type Gold
Pure Metal Content Gold
Fineness 0.9167
Packaging Individually packaged in single coin capsules
Premium All prices are inclusive of manufacturing premium

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