1980 Queen Elizabeth II Proof Gold Sovereign + Capsulated within Luxury Case

  • £529.00

1980 Queen Elizabeth II Proof Gold Sovereign + Encapsulated within Luxury Case and COA.

Proof Sovereigns 1979-1984 by Arnold Machin

Specially struck versions of the classic gold sovereign, struck with polished dies to create a mirrored finish to the field and a frosted one to the detail.

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.

- Struck in 22ct gold to Proof quality
- Queens effigy by Arnold Machin 
- 7.98g Weight/ 22.05mm Diameter 
- Featuring Reverse design of St George and the dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci 
- Presented within a luxury case and certificate of authenticity

Queen Elizabeth II proof decimal sovereigns were struck at the Liantrisant in Wales, none were struck at overseas mints. The sovereign you receive will be in FDC (untouched) condition, within air tight capsule. All proof sovereigns are supplied in their original Royal Mint issued presentation case along with original insert or Certificate of authenticity.

Please note that the Royal Mint did not start numbering certificates until 1985.
We endevour to keep all years available, the image is of the coin you will receive some years may not be available due to rarity, if you are interested in the rare examples not on offer here, please contact us

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase you may returned it for a full refund, please see our returns section for more information.