1979 Gold Sovereign - Proof Finish

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The 1979  Gold Sovereign features Benedetto Pistrucci's iconic masterpiece, the legendary Saint George, and the Dragon design on its reverse. A design The Royal Mint has continued to use for over 200 years. 

Gold Sovereign coins have been around for over 500 years. First introduced during the reign of King Henry VII in the late 15th Century.

Many investors buy Gold Sovereigns as this coin is exempt from any VAT and Capital Gains Tax in the UK.

This example has a proof finish and is a great collector's item.

1979  Gold Sovereign Specification

  • Quality Finish: Proof
  • Mintage Figure: Unknown 
  • Alloy: 22ct Gold
  • Total Weight: 7.98 grams
  • Coin Diameter: 22mm