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Unavailable Years Sovereign


Below is a collection of the years in which Gold Sovereigns were not produced by the Royal Mint. This could be due to political, economic or technical limitations of the time period.

For help finding a specific year Gold Sovereign coin, please call our friendly customer services team on the number at the top of this page, or email us at [email protected]


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1950 Gold Sovereign

1950 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1951 Gold Sovereign

1951 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1952 Gold Sovereign

1952 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1953 Gold Sovereign

1953 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1954 Gold Sovereign

1954 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1955 Gold Sovereign

1955 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1956 Gold Sovereign

1956 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1933 Gold Sovereign

1933 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1934 Gold Sovereign

1934 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1935 Gold Sovereign

1935 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1936 Gold Sovereign

1936 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1938 Gold Sovereign

1938 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1939 Gold Sovereign

1939 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1940 Gold Sovereign

1940 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1941 Gold Sovereign

1941 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1942 Gold Sovereign

1942 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1943 Gold Sovereign

1943 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1944 Gold Sovereign

1944 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1945 Gold Sovereign

1945 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1946 Gold Sovereign

1946 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1947 Gold Sovereign

1947 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1948 Gold Sovereign

1948 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1949 Gold Sovereign

1949 Gold Sovereign

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from £338.80 Buy
1969 Gold Sovereign

1969 Gold Sovereign

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from £358.50 Buy

The Victorian era saw a huge change in the industrial outlook of Britain and its Empire. As new sources of Gold were discovered in colonies like Australia, Canada and India several Branch Mints were authorised and opened in order to meet the growing demand.

Following the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 gold coins were removed from circulation in order to support paying for the war effort. The continued economic pressures following WWI and the lead up to the Second World War throughout the 1930’s meant that Gold would be kept in reserve rather than being used for circulation.

Not until the 1970’s did demand and the move to decimalisation result in Gold Sovereigns returning to annual production. The current Royal Mint at Llantrisant was built in order to meet these needs, and Sovereigns have been produced there annually since 1979.

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Specific Dates

The following are the years in which Gold Sovereigns were not produced: 1834, 1867, 1933 – 1936, 1938 – 1956, 1960 – 1961, 1969 – 1972.

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