The 1981 Gold Proof Sovereign | The Royal Mint

The 1981 Gold Proof Sovereign

  • Year-dated 1981 to recall your special moment
  • A classic The Sovereign
  • Struck in 22 carat gold
  • Proof Quality
  • Presented with original packaging and certificate
Price: £580.00
  • Limited Stock
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  • Product code: HISSOV81

The Sovereign 1981

1981 was such a memorable year. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales married Lady Diana Spencer, the first London Marathon took place and in tennis, John McEnroe cried those famous words, "You cannot be serious!" What memories does 1981 evoke for you? Mark this special date with an original Sovereign struck in 1981, bearing the classic St George and the dragon on its reverse and an early portrait of The Queen by Arnold Machin RA on its obverse. These authentic coins will evoke nostalgia, sure to be enjoyed by their recipient for years to come.

Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Obverse Designer Arnold Machin RA
Quality Proof
Year 1981
Pure Metal Type Gold

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