The “unknown” Gold Sovereign that sold out in 8 weeks

The Australian Gold Sovereign is struck to the exact same specification as the UK Gold Sovereign with 7.98g of 22 Carat Gold. All that differs is the design and, most importantly, the edition limit. It only has an edition limit of 1,500, in comparison to 7,500 for the UK Proof Sovereign. The reverse design of […]

Do you know about the Gold Sovereign from Down-under?

For most of us the Gold Sovereign is the epitome of Britishness – our flagship coin, adorned by St George and the Dragon and recognised the world-over. But do you know about the Gold Sovereign from Down-under? The modern Gold Sovereign was re-introduced into the UK coinage in 1817 as part of the Great Re-coinage. […]