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2020 Gold Sovereign Coin

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2020 gold sovereign coin

The 2020 gold sovereign coin is one of the Royal mint’s flagship coins. The 2020 sovereign has a nominal value of 1 british pound sterling and weights 7.98805 gram. The obversie of the 2020 sovereign features the ’fifth portrait’ of HM Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse of the full sovereign coin portrays the classic George and the Dragon design by Benedetto Pistrucci. The sovereign coin value ranges per year minted, and older versions often have a slight premium.

History of the gold sovereign coin

The gold sovereign coin was originally a circulting coin accepted in Britain, nowadays its a bullion coin. The sovereign coins are named after the English gold sovereign, which was last minted about 1603, and was part of the Great Recoinage of 1816 Originally the bullion coin was unpopular by the public, that preferred banknotes. However, the coin quickly gained awareness when paper currency was limited by law. These days the sovereign coin is primiarly used for its bullion, though it is still legal tender in the United Kingdom.

Country: United KingdomWeight: 7.32gPurity: 917/1000Mint: The Royal MintFace value: 1Diameter, mm: 22.05Currency: British PoundThickness, mm: 1.52Product packaging: SachetBulk packaging: 25 per tube, 500 per box

Gold sovereign faq

How much does a gold sovereign weight?

The gold sovereign weight in grams is 7.98805 g. This is the weight for 1 sovereign gold in grams. 

How much is a gold sovereign worth?

The current gold sovereign price is

357.83

The gold sovereign value today depends on the year the coin is minted and the actual gold price.

Which gold sovereign is the most valuable?

The most valuable gold sovereign is the 1937 Edward VIII Gold Proof Sovereign which has been sold in 2014 for a record price of a record £516,000. Their are only a few of them in existence.

How many gold sovereigns make an ounce?

1 sovereign equals 0.2353544 troy ounce of pure gold. It’s impossible to make a whole ounce with just sovereigns. 4 sovereigns would equal 0.9414176 ounce, which is the closest you can get. 

How much gold is in a sovereign?

1 sovereign cointains 0.2353544 troy ounce of pure gold. Sovereigns weigh 7.98 grams and are made of 22 carat gold which is 91.66% pure, therefore they contain 7.315 grams or 0.2353544 troy ounces of pure gold.