The brand new 2017 UK Proof Sovereign features a one-year-only design to mark the bicentenary of the modern Sovereign and it sold out within a month of release. The Royal Mint returned to the original Gold Sovereign design first released right back in 1817. It features Benedetto Pistrucci’s original garter design, surrounding the St. George … More Design changes – The guarantee for Sovereign collectability
The rarest British coin ever made has been found. In a 4-year-old’s toy treasure chest… The coin, a Queen Anne Vigo coin, was passed on to a 35-year-old labourer from Essex by his late grandfather. He gave the coin to his 4-year-old son to play with when he bought him a toy treasure chest. Fortunately, he took … More Rarest British coin ever made found
Revealed at the end of the abridged history of the Gold Sovereign with this infographic, find out why this new release is the most important Sovereign for years. SECURE THE BRAND NEW ONE-YEAR-ONLY SOVEREIGN FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO If you own just one Sovereign, this should be it… Don’t miss your chance to own the one-year-only Bicentenary … More Released Today: The 2017 Bicentenary Sovereign
An 1820 £5 pattern created by famed engraver Benedetto Pistrucci is going under the hammer with an estimate of over £250,000. It is the largest and sharpest example of Pistrucci’s iconic design of St. George slaying the mythical dragon ever seen on a coin. Both sides are boldly signed with Pistrucci’s last name. This particular pattern (a coin which … More £250,000 for the best St George & the Dragon coin?
Although the Sovereign is Great Britain’s best-loved coin, few people realise that not all of them were struck in this country. 2016 is the 200th anniversary of the Great Recoinage Act 1816, which resulted in the introduction of the modern Sovereign in 1817, replacing the Guinea. The gold Sovereign reached the height of its prominence … More When Sovereigns were produced all over the world
Last week’s referendum result in which Britain voted to leave the European Union has seen nervous investors turning to gold as financial markets tumble. As a result the gold price shot over £1,000 an ounce for the first time in over 3 years. Whilst financial markets have plummeted and trading was suspended in London-listed banks … More Gold reaches 3-year high