Queen Elizabeth II Sovereigns (New Portrait) 2016 - Date

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Queen Elizabeth II Sovereigns (New Portrait) 2016 - Date

Obverse: The fifth definitive portrait of Her Majesty The Queen was unveiled 2nd March 2015. The design is by Jody Clark, who aged 33, is the youngest artist to have achieved this honour. The design was selected via a competition, commissioned by the Royal Mint Advisory Committee, which invited Royal Mint engravers and designers, along with specially invited artists from the public, to submit their designs.

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. The 2017 sovereign features a shield mint mark denoting the 200th anniversary of the modern Sovereign.

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

All Queen Elizabeth II 5th Portrait sovereigns are struck at the Liantrisant mint in Wales, none are struck at overseas mints. The photos shown are examples only, the grade you will receive will be uncirculated.