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
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