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Coin: Sovereign 1982
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value1 (x Pound) TypeSovereign (Decimal, St George)
Year1982 CurrentYes
Mintage2,973,000 (3.0 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 2,973,000 (3.0 million) No mint mark
Material0.917 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.0500 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)7.9800
Obverse

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (by Arnold Machin). Around, ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Reverse

St George on horseback advancing to right wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword; below horse, fallen dragon with lance in its side; below exergue line at right the artist's initials B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, 1982.

Reverse inscription

1982

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Sovereign 1982: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof FDC 23,000 (included in main number)
Sovereign 1982: Photos
Sovereign 1982: Photo Great Britain 1982 sovereign
Great Britain 1982 sovereign
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Sovereign 1982: Photo Great Britain 1982 sovereign
Great Britain 1982 sovereign
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Sovereign 1982: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 919
Sovereign 1982: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties
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Sovereign 1982: Some useful external links
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List of all (43) coins of type: United Kingdom / Sovereign (Decimal)
Sovereign 1974 Sovereign 1976 Sovereign 1978 Sovereign 1979 Sovereign 1980 Sovereign 1981
Sovereign 1982 Sovereign 1983 (Proof only) Sovereign 1984 (Proof only) Sovereign 1985 (Proof only) Sovereign 1986 (Proof only) Sovereign 1987 (Proof only)
Sovereign 1988 (Proof only) Sovereign 1989 500th Anniversary Sovereign 1990 (Proof only) Sovereign 1991 (Proof only) Sovereign 1992 (Proof only) Sovereign 1993 (Proof only)
Sovereign 1994 (Proof only) Sovereign 1995 (Proof only) Sovereign 1996 (Proof only) Sovereign 1997 (Proof only) Sovereign 1998 (Proof only) Sovereign 1999 (Proof only)
Sovereign 2000 Sovereign 2001 Sovereign 2002 Sovereign 2003 Sovereign 2004 Sovereign 2005
Sovereign 2006 Sovereign 2007 Sovereign 2008 Sovereign 2009 Sovereign 2010 Sovereign 2011
Sovereign 2012 Diamond Jubilee Sovereign 2013 Sovereign 2014 Sovereign 2015 Sovereign 2015 - Fifth portrait Sovereign 2016
Sovereign 2016 90th Birthday Portrait