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Sovereign Elizabeth II Gold Coin (Best Value)


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Sovereign Elizabeth II Gold Coin (Best Value)

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Product Description

Buy gold sovereign Elizabeth II online today with Buy Bullion! Like Britannias, Gold sovereigns are among the most popular products from the Royal Mint. These full gold sovereigns are available for sale at low premium over the gold price. It is the cheapest way to buy Elizabeth II gold sovereigns.

You will receive a mixed selection of Elizabeth II gold sovereign (see product images). Designs and dates vary based on our stock. This product is exempt of Capital Gain Tax (CGT).

Why buy Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II?

Buy gold sovereign Elizabeth II gives you several benefits :

Capital Gain Tax

Elizabeth II gold sovereigns are a great choice for british investors. Like any british gold coin, they are exempt of Capital Gain Tax (CGT). Any profit will be tax free if you sell back these gold sovereigns.

Low Premium

The Royal Mint produced a huge number of gold sovereigns between 1957 and 1968. Therefore, these coins are very popular and have a very small premium.

For this reason, this product is ideal for those looking to buy physical gold at the lowest price per gram. You can be sure to buy Elizabeth II gold sovereigns at the lowest price in a good condition with Buy Bullion.

Varieties and Portraits

It exists different version of the Queen design on the coin obverse. From the Young Head to the Fifth Head portrait. Therefore, it is a good way to start collecting british gold coins.

Design of the Elizabeth II Gold Sovereign

The obverse depicts various portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II. All the queen busts are facing right, no matter the year of issue. Portrait varies (fourth, fifth portrait, etc…). The inscription ” ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF “, meaning ” Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God, Queen-Defender of the Faith “.

The reverse features the classic design of Benedetto Pistrucci: St George slaying a dragon. The Mint mark and the year of issue appears just underneath the horse.

History of the Elizabeth II Gold Sovereign

The coinage of the Queen Elizabeth II has been an interesting one. With the change from pre-decimal to decimal, a lot of varieties are available in the market. Pre-decimal issue of gold sovereign Elizabeth II ranges from 1957 to 1968. These coins were issued in large quantity during this period in order to satisfy the international bullion market. Some new bullion sovereign coins were issued with the young Queen, aged just 26 at her Accession to the british throne.

Gold sovereign with the portrait of Elizabeth II have been minted since 1957. They display various busts of the british Queen. A large quantity of gold sovereign was minted between 1957 and 1968 for the international bullion market.

Brief History of the Gold Sovereign

The classic St George and the dragon design is based on one the most enduring tales from the British mythology. The traditional design of the gold sovereign was commissioned by William Wellesley-Pole for the launch of the gold coin in 1817. This St George design was inspired by the Parthenon marbles at the British Museum. It commemorates napoleon’s defeat by the British army, during the battle of Waterloo.

Moreover, the inscriptions ” ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF ” (meaning ” Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God, Queen-Defender of the Faith “) have been used regularly on coinage since the 16th century.

About gold sovereigns

Full gold sovereign are very popular in the market for several reasons.

  • They contain 7.32 grams of 22 carats gold. This gold-copper alloy coupled with their small size make them more resistant, durable and ideal for trading.
  • They have a highly liquid value. You can sell your gold sovereigns easily to any gold shop or jeweller worldwide.
  • They are in high demand from both gold investors and collectors. Therefore, they are available for sale at low premium over the gold spot price.
  • They offer the best of bullion and numismatics in one investment:Intrinsic value of their precious metal content. Additional profit potential due to their aesthetic and historical appeal.

Additional information

Weight 0.2354 oz

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