The latest edition of the Royal Mint's flagship coin, the 2018 Elizabeth II Gold Sovereign is a worthy addition to any portfolio or collection. Each coin contains 7.32 grams of .917 fine gold and features the famous portrait of Saint George slaying the dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci.
Gold Sovereigns are one of the Royal Mint's most famous products along with Gold and Silver Britannia coins. Considered by many to be the mint's flagship coin, they have strong Royal connections and are proven to retain their value even during periods of economic instability. The classic St. George and the Dragon design is based on one of the most enduring tales from British mythology and it was commissioned by Master of the Mint, William Wellesley-Pole for the launch of the Sovereign in 1817.
The design has been used regularly ever since and, although there were mixed reactions when it made its debut, it's highly popular today. 2018 Elizabeth II Gold Sovereign are produced by the Royal Mint at its base in Llantrisant, Wales and they are struck from the same gold and copper alloy as their predecessors – 11 parts 22 carat (91⅔%) gold and one-part copper. Copper gives the Gold Sovereign its unique colour and makes the coins more durable and dent resistant.
Like any legal tender British coin, the 2018 Gold Elizabeth II Sovereign is CGT (Capital Gains Tax) exempt. That means, that should you wish to sell all or part of your collection in future, any profit would be tax free. Add a true classic to your collection or choose Gold 2018 Sovereigns as an investment for the future.
Add this classic gold proof coin to your collection with coininvest.com. The Gold 2018 Queen Elizabeth II Sovereign is available as an individual coin in a plastic sachet, as tubes of 25 or in monster boxes of 500.
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