Queen Elizabeth II Decimal Sovereigns 1974-1982 Complete series (7 Sovereigns)

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Queen Elizabeth II Decimal Sovereigns 1974-1982 Complete series (7 Sovereigns), one full sovereign from each year of striking.

No Sovereigns were struck in the years 1975 / 1977. 

Queen Elizabeth II Sovereigns 1974-1982

Obverse: Queen head facing right wearing a coronet, The initials of the designer do not appear and the truncation is blank.

Reverse: St.George mounted with sword attacking the dragon, streamer flowing from St George's helmet. The date appears below the exergue line at the bottom with the letters B.P. to the right.

Individual Sovereign Specification.

- Struck in 22ct gold
- Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm
- Obverse by Arnold Machin
- Featuring Reverse design of St George & the dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci
- Die Axis: ↑ / ↑

Set Specification

- Number of Full Sovereigns: 7

- Struck in 22ct gold
- Fineness: .916
- Total Coin Weight: 55.86g (sovereign weighs can vary 7.96g-8.00g)
- Total Gold Content: 0.234 x 7 = 1.638 Troy ounces

Queen Elizabeth II decimal sovereigns were struck at the Tower Mint in London until 1975 when the mint moved its operations to Liantrisant in Wales, none were struck at overseas mints. The photos shown are examples only, the grade will be about uncirculated, these sovereigns were never intended for circulation, however most will show small bag marks from being bagged in bank vaults for large periods of their life.