2017 Proof Gold Sovereign Piedfort Coins

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Released to mark a true moment of historical importance, the 200th anniversary Piedfort coins is a collector must.

The Royal Mint has issued these coins since the early 1980s. A popular coin made using sterling silver and finished in proof.

To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the first modern day sovereign, a coin that goes back to 1817. The Royal Mint has issued a gold proof sovereign that is double the thickness. The term Piedfort is French and translates to "Heavy Measure"

Only 3,500 proof gold sovereigns Piedfort coins issued. As this is a minting first, the coin has already become collectable in the gold coin industry.
Struck in 22ct Gold with a polished proof finish, these gold coins are great for coin collection interests.

  • This design features Benedetto Pistrucci’s original 1817 ‘garter’ design.
  • Made with tools remastered from Pistrucci’s 1817 originals
  • The date displayed on the obverse, not seen since 1887
  • Struck in 22 carat gold and finished to a Proof standard
  • Piedfort Coins in gold a new edition to The Sovereign coins
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