The 1989 Proof Sovereign
The 1989 Proof Sovereign

The 1989 Proof Sovereign

Code: S89P


A spectacular 22ct proof gold coin that celebrated the 500th anniversary of the sovereign.


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The 1989 Proof Sovereign

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In 1989 the Royal Mint celebrated the 500th anniversary of the sovereign by issuing a distinctive one-off proof sovereign. Made of 22ct gold, this proof sovereign has been struck using specially-selected blanks and highly-polished dies to give a distinctive mirrored finish.

Both sides of the coin had new designs, influenced by the first-ever sovereign minted during Henry VII’s reign. The obverse features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II seated on a throne and holding two sceptres. The reverse depicts a crowned shield of the Royal Arms, set upon a double Tudor Rose. This highly sought-after coin comes encapsulated for its protection and sits within a finely-crafted wooden display, provided at no extra charge.

Display is 5” x 3¾” x 1⅝”.


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