Proof Sovereigns 1979-1984 by Arnold Machin - Presentation Case and COA

  • £539.00


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

 

Mintage

Obverse Design

Reverse Design

1979

50,000

Arnold Machin 

Classic St George Dragon

1980

81,200

Arnold Machin 

Classic St George Dragon

1981

32,960

Arnold Machin 

Classic St George Dragon

1982

20,000

Arnold Machin 

Classic St George Dragon

1983

21,250*

Arnold Machin 

Classic St George Dragon

1984

12,880

Arnold Machin 

Classic St George Dragon

 * 1983 includes proof sovereigns issued within sets all other years are for those issued singularly with presentation boxes and certificates

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. Some very rare proof sovereigns do exist for earlier years Arnold Machin years  If you are interested in the rare examples not on offer here, please contact us at sales@allgoldcoins.co.uk or use the contact form