The British Gold Sovereign is the official gold bullion coin of England. It is legal tender manufactured and guaranteed by the Royal Mint. It contains just under a quarter of an ounce of gold (.2354) and is 91.67% pure (22k). The English Sovereign has a great history as it was first minted in 1816 and distributed all over the world under the British Empire. Today, the Royal Mint still issues the Sovereign as a bullion coin with the same historical design on the reverse.
King Edward VII: 1902-1910
King George V: 1911-1932
Queen Elizabeth II: 1957-Present
Gold Purity: 91.67% (22k)
Gold Weight: .2354 Troy Ounces (7.322 g)
Total Weight: .26 Troy Ounces (7.9881 g)
Diameter: 22.05 mm
Thickness: 1.52 mm
Face Value: One Pound Sterling
Denominations: 1 Sovereign, 1/2 Sovereign
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