1980 Proof Gold Half Sovereign Red Boxed 22k Elizabeth II 2nd Portrait #175

£230.00

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 3.99g
Era: Queen Elizabeth II
Pure gold Content:
3.6575 grams

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Description

1980 Proof Gold Half Sovereign Red Box and Capsuled 22k Elizabeth II 2nd Portrait #175

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AA000699 - 1980 Proof Gold Half Sovereign Red Boxed 22k Elizabeth II 2nd Portrait #175

Metal: 22 carat yellow gold
Fineness 916 gold
Full Sovereign weight: 3.99g
Era: Queen Elizabeth II
Pure gold Content:
3.6575 grams

Obverse

Second crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around Lettering: ELIZABETH·II·DEI·GRATIA·REGINA·F:D:

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix) Engraver:Arnold Machin

Reverse

St. George slaying the dragon right, date and engraver’s initials in exergue Lettering: 1980 B.P. Engraver:Benedetto Pistrucci

Edge

Reeded

The standard weight of a sovereign was 160/623 troy ounce (123.3 grains). The pure gold content was 113 1/623 grains (7.3224 g).

For issues with mintmark M, P or S below horse’s right rear hoof, Australia Sovereign Coinage (M = Melbourne mint, P = Perth mint, S = Sydney mint).

For issues with mintmark SA below horse’s right rear hoof, South Africa Sovereign Coinage (Pretoria mint).

For issues with mintmark I below horse’s right rear hoof, India (British) Sovereign Coinage (Bombay mint).

Issues with mintmark C below horse’s right rear hoof were struck at the Ottawa mint under authority and instruction of the Royal Mint, London, and can be found listed under the UK.

*Metal and stone weights are approximate.

 

Additional information

Weight 10.00 g
Dimensions 15 × 10 × 2 cm
Era

Queen Elizabeth II (1936-to date)