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2020 Three Coin Sovereign Proof Set with King George III Privy mark


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The 2020 Three Coin Sovereign set features King George III privy mark,

to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the first monarch to appear on the modern Sovereign

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 wanted

‘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.

Every year a judicial ceremony called

‘The Trial of Pyx’ meets as it has done for over 700 hundred year.

At the ‘trial’ an independent panel sworn in by HM Queen

ascertains whether the coins made by the Royal Mint

are the correct weight, diameter and composition of the coins.

As required by law.

This Sovereign  comes complete with numbered certificate of Authenticity, box and cardboard outer.


METAL:                    22 CARAT GOLD             22 CARAT GOLD                            22 CARAT

WEIGHT:                7.98 GRAMS                        3.99 GRAMS                                   1.997 GRAMS

DIAMETER:           22.05 MM                            19.30 MM                                         13.50 MM


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