2017 Strike On The Day Full Gold Sovereign
Special Edition - Featuring a remastered version of Benedetto Pistrucci's Original St George and the dragon garter design which first appeared on the 1817 George III sovereign. This sovereign features a plain edge.
- Weight - 7.98 grams
- Alloy - 22 carat gold
- Obverse - Jody Clark
- Reverse - Benedetto Pistrucci
- Strike Quality - Brilliant Uncirculated (proof like)
- Coin housed in its original Royal Mint storage box
- Accompanied with its original Royal Mint Certificate of Authenticity
- Only 1,817 Sovereigns of this type were minted in this year
On the 1 July 2017, a 200th Anniversary of the Sovereign Strike on the Day sovereign was issued to mark the royal proclamation which introduced the modern sovereign in 1817. The Strike on the Day sovereign is struck in a brilliant uncirculated finish - a 'proof-like' finish
The coin bears Benedetto Pistrucci's original garter design which first appeared on sovereigns in 1817. The reverse engraving on the 2017 sovereign was achieved using remastered dies of the original dies used for the 1817 George III sovereign. Struck in 22 carat gold and weighing 7.98 grams of 22 carat gold
Unlike the proof and the uncirculated sovereigns issued in 2017, the BU sovereign has been produced with a plain edge.
The coin is limited to a mintage of 1,817.
All in all a special one off coin
A special edition coin for a special year for the sovereign.
2017 Was the 200 year Anniversary of the first gold sovereign, this coin is brilliant uncirculated with a proof like finish and was struck on the 1st Of July 2017
The mintage is limited to 1,817 coins and features a plain edge opposed to a milled edge.
The last time a plain edge featured on a sovereign was the proof 1937 Sovereign.
This coin is complete as it left the Royal Mint including a hand signed COA