Main Menu

Sale!

THE FIVE-SOVEREIGN WITH GEORGE III PRIVY 2020 BU COIN BOX + COA

£2,450.00 £2,430.00

Out of stock

Description

 The Royal Mint has issued this  Gold Five Piece  Brilliant Uncirculated Sovereign with  George III privy mark

Mintage 350 Pieces

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.

Every year a judicial ceremony called

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

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 Five Piece Sovereign comes complete with a numbered certificate of Authenticity, box, and cardboard outer.

DENOMINATION: FIVE PIECE SOVEREIGN

METAL: 22 CARAT GOLD

WEIGHT:  39.94  GRAMS

DIAMETER: 22.05 MM

 

 

*Delivery in 2-3 weeks

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. More Info