Category Archive for: ‘Britain’

Fire Sale – 21st November 2012

5Pounds Brilliant Uncirculated Boxed

Weight (grams): 39.94 Pure gold content (grams): 36.61300 Fineness: 916.7 Dimensions: 36mm diameter x 3mm thickness

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2009 Great Britain Gold Sovereigns

2009 Gold Proof Sovereign Set1

Original Gold Sovereign Designs For the original gold sovereign coin, minted in 1817, St George is shown holding a shattered lance in his right hand, with the other broken piece laying on the ground below. Benedetto Pistrucci, the engraver who designed the sovereign, later in 1818 changed the design by replacing the broken lance with a short sword. In the …

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