2014 ‘Error’ Full Gold Sovereign
A very rare gold error coin issued by the Royal Mint
Unfinished Proof Obverse Die
The reverse of this coin shows an image of St George and dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci struck to Proof finish
The obverse, shows Her Majesty the Queen’s fourth portrait, struck to Brilliant Uncirculated finish.
The history of the sovereign, can be traced back to the fifteenth century,
four years after the Battle of Bosworth.
This decisive battle of the War of the Roses.
The new tudor King Henry VII celebrated the stability of his realm with
‘A new Coin of Gold’
The Sovereign was named to honour the king.
The Sovereign a statement of wealth and strength.
Of the new Tudor dynasty the defining feature of this magnificent coin
was a portrait of England’s monarch.
Metal: .916.7 Gold
Weight: 22.05 mm
Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated