In 2019 for the first time ever, the Royal Mint released a special Limited Issue Brilliant Uncirculated St George and the Dragon Gold Matte Full Sovereign Coin struck in solid 22 Carat Gold.
Pistrucci's St George and The Dragon, seemingly inseparable from the British Sovereign, is acclaimed throughout the world as a masterpiece of numismatic art.
It's appeal has been so enduring that, with the sole exception of the special1989 commemorative coins, it has graced the reverse of nearly every British Sovereign since Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887.
The reverse design of the 2019 Gold Matte Full Sovereign features Pistrucci's St George and The Dragon while the obverse depicts the Fifth Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
The first time The Sovereign has been struck to Brilliant Uncirculated standard with a special Matt finish
A delightful gift to celebrate occasions such as Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day and to mark birthdays, anniversaries and new arrivals
Treasure precious moments with The Sovereign, the ‘chief coin of the world’
Features a design by Benedetto Pistrucci which has charmed audiences for more than 200 years