Gold bullion Sovereigns are one of the most investable and recognisable gold coins in the world - first minted over 200 years ago and used as British currency ever since. The 2021 Gold Sovereign coin is 7.988 grams of 22-carat gold continuing the classic 200-year old tradition. Our supply of 2021 gold Sovereign coins come direct from The Royal Mint, ensuring authenticity and tax status.
The 2021 Sovereign bears the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, aged 88 at the time of commission. It was designed by Jody Clark of The Royal Mint - the first time one of their own staff had sculpted the portrait - and features the Queen in the King George IV State Diadem (worn during the annual State Opening of Parliament) and Diamond Jubilee drop pearl earrings.
The Latin accompanying her on the coin is the classic DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF. Expanded this is 'Dei Gratia Regina' or 'By the Grace of God, Queen'. FID DEF stands for 'Fidei Defensatrix' which means 'Defender of the Faith'; a nod to her status as Supreme Governor of the Church of England.
In keeping with tradition, the reverse of the coin portrays St George on a horse slaying a dragon, as designed by Benedetto Pistrucci in 1816, ready for the Royal Mint's revival of Sovereigns in 1817.
At BullionByPost we dispatch our customer orders with the Royal Mail or the UPS courier service. We deliver all over the UK, as well as shipping to the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey. Listed below are the delivery options at this time.
Please note that the cut-off point for deliveries to be sent out for the next day via Royal Mail is 2pm.
Orders placed after 2pm on Friday will be dispatched on the following Monday. For Saturday Upgrade or UPS details, scroll down.
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