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1925 Gold Sovereigns  ....
One of the most unusual facts about 1925 sovereigns is that in 1949, 1950 and 1951, the Royal Mint produced sovereigns, but instead of preparing new dies with George VI's head, and with the correct date, they lazily re-issued George V sovereigns da

1933 Gold Sovereigns Were Not Issue  ....
1933 Gold Sovereigns Were Not Issued Neither were half sovereigns.

1937 Gold Sovereigns - Edward VII 1  ....
1937 Gold Sovereigns - Edward VII 1937

1989 Gold Sovereigns Coins Were Dif  ....
1989 Gold Sovereigns Were Different As you can see from our photographs, 1989 sovereigns did not use the by now traditional St. George and Dragon reverse design. Instead to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the first gold sovereign for Henry VII

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Firet Gold Coins  ....
The first gold sovereign in the reign of Henry VII The first Sovereign, its designs rich in symbolism, was part of the trappings of the new Tudor dynasty.


David Pearce, 15, and a pupil at Queen Mary’s Grammar School in Walsall, beat off fierce competition from over 6,000 entries with his winning design being chosen following a public competition organised by the Royal Mint on behalf of Her Majesty’s

 

New 12-sided pound coin

 

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt. Hon George Osborne has revealed the winning design for the new £1 coin following the public design competition launched in September 2014.  The final design, which will feature as the definitive reverse of the coin – the ‘tails’ side – is based on the artwork of fifteen-year-old David Pearce from Walsall.

 

David Pearce’s design has been refined for use on the final coin with the support of the renowned numismatic artist David Lawrence and lettering expert Stephen Raw

 

The new coin will enter circulation during 2017.

 

 

 

 

 
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