King's Sovereigns Head Type Set Edward VII - George V - Charles III (3 Sovereigns)

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King's Sovereigns Head Type Set Edward VII - George V - Charles III (3 Sovereigns)

Set Contains 1 each of the following examples :

King Edward VII Sovereigns 1902-1910

Obverse: King bare head facing right to the right, initials DeS denoting engraver George William De Saulles below center truncation.

Reverse: Classic St.George mounted with sword attacking the dragon. The date appears below the exergue line at the bottom with the small letters B.P. to the right. The mintmark 'M'/'P'/'S' denoting Melbourne / Perth / Sydney is located in center of ground line above date area. Examples struck at the London mint do not carry any mintmark. The new Canadian Mint 'C' opened in 1908, the sovereigns issued for Kind Edward VII are all rare, and are not included here.  

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

King George V Sovereigns (Large Head) 1911-1928

Obverse: The King George V full gold sovereign, struck in 22ct gold, featuring the bust design by Bertram Mackennal, denoted by the initials 'B.M' in truncation.  

Reverse: Classic St George and the dragon reverse by Benedetto Pistrucci. The large head examples were struck for all years at various mints 1911-1928.
 
- Struck in 22ct gold
- Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm
- Obverse by Bertram Mackennal
- Featuring Reverse design of St George & the dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci
- Die Axis: ↑ / ↑

King Charles III sovereign dated 2022 special reverse.

The special reverse design features an elaborate portrayal of the Royal Coat of Arms in honour of the remarkable reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The design is by Jody Clark who's former portrait of the late Queen featured on UK coinage 2015-2022.

The Sovereign of King Charles III carries the obverse legend : 'CHARLES III · DEI · GRA · REX · FID · DEF' in Latin this translates to “King Charles III, reigning by the Grace of God, Defender of the Faith,”


- Struck in 22ct gold
- Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm
- Obverse by Martin Jennings
- Featuring Reverse Royal Coat of Arms - Jody Clark
- Die Axis: ↑ / ↑

Set Specification

- Number of Full Sovereigns: 3
- Fineness: .916
- Total Coin Weight: 23.94g (sovereign weighs can vary 7.96g-8.00g)
- Total Gold Content: 0.234 x 3 = 0.702 Troy ounces 

Some years for particular mints either do not exist or are particularly rare. 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.