1980 Gold Proof Sovereign

£450.00

The sovereign comes in a presentation case with a certificate.

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1980 Gold Proof Sovereign For Sale

Benedetto Pistrucci’s famous portrayal of St. George slaying the dragon is depicted on the reverse of the coin.
Queen Elizabeth II’s second portrait can be seen on the obverse, designed by Arnold Machin.
The sovereign is made of solid 22 carat gold (Gold Fineness of 0.916), and weighs 7.98 grams. It has a diameter of 22.05mm.
The coin is housed in its original Royal Mint acrylic screw top capsule, presented in its Royal Mint dark green leatherette foam case, accompanied with a certificate of authenticity.
Only 50,000 individually boxed proof sovereigns were issued by the Royal Mint in 1980.

*We are always interested in purchasing 1980 proof sovereigns and offer fair market prices.