Queen Elizabeth II Sovereign 22 Carat Gold Coin.
The British Sovereign was initially introduced into the market in 1817, and until 1932, it was fully circulated as a British gold standard currency. Today, the coin is primarily used as a collectible British bullion coin.
Each British Sovereign gold coin contains 7.32 grams of gold. The front of the coin features an image of Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse of the coin features an image of King George on a horse with a sword, slaying a dragon. They year of minting is located underneath.
The British Sovereign also comes in half Sovereign, quarter Sovereign and double Sovereign sizes, and is minted only in gold.
Sovereigns are currently produced by the Royal Mint, although historically other mints have also produced the coin. In addition to the Sovereign, the Royal Mint also produces the British Britannia and the Queen's Beasts gold coins.
The British Sovereign gold coin contains 7.3 grams of gold bullion. These coins are very popular among gold investors in Europe, and particularly UK residents, as no Capital Gains Tax is payable on any profits on the coins. People looking to buy gold coins as part of an investment plan regularly buy gold Sovereigns in regular increments in order to build up a precious metals portfolio over time.
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