The 2022 British Gold Sovereign Coin is perhaps the most recognized coin in the world. For this year’s coin, the Royal Mint changed the reverse design in honor of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. This is for one year only. These are sure to be very the envy of every collector who doesn’t buy these coins.
- This marks the 66th year of issue for the modern Gold Sovereign
- Coin contains .2354 Troy oz of actual gold content
- BU Condition
- Legal tender in Great Britain
- On the obverse side is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
- Reverse side has the Royal Arms of England
The first sovereign coin was issued by King Henry VII in the 15th century. The modern sovereign has changed a bit but has enjoyed a 66 year run. Collectors love the consistent quality and gold content. This 2022 British Gold Sovereign coin has .2354 of actual gold.
On the obverse side of the coin is an image of Queen Elizabeth II as rendered by the artist Jody Clark. She is facing to the right and is wearing the George IV State Diadem Crown upon her head. This is the fifth generation portrait of her that was commissioned in 2015 and captures what she looked like at age 89. Around her head is ‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’ which translates to ‘Elizabeth II Reigning by the Grace of God, Defender of the Faith’.
The reverse side has the United Kingdom’s Royal Arms which is a quartered shield held by the Lion of England and the Unicorn of Scotland. Above the arms is the Imperial Crown. This is an honor of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and replaces the St. George design that featured the Royal Arms of England.
The 2022 British Sovereign Coin is a must-buy coin with the one-year-only change in the reverse side in honor of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. These coins are sure to go fast. Get yours today.