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The Royal Mint is one of the world’s oldest organisations, shaping and leading the minting industry for over 1,100 years. As key players in the bullion market, The Royal Mint provides security and quality that customers would expect when choosing to invest in bullion coins. Britannia Britannia has a long history with Britain and its […]
Sovereign Characteristics The more modern sovereign gold coins have been minted beginning with 1817. That was the year when the monetary reform decided that this British gold coin should replace the Guinea. The sovereign became legal in the United Kingdom with the face value of one pound sterling but in practice these gold coins are […]
Half Sovereign Short History In this article we are going to present what is known as the modern Half Sovereign which has been issued beginning with 1817 just like the full sovereign under the reign of King George III. The old sovereigns came into being in 1489 but the Half Sovereigns were not produced until […]
The Commemorative 2012 Full Sovereign The full Sovereign is a commemorative gold coin issued by the Royal Mint in 2012 in order to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. The Diamond Jubilee represents 60 years since Queen Elisabeth has reigned in the United Kingdom. Therefore, the full Sovereign 2012 it it’s the newest minted sovereign, the consequence […]