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Coin: Sovereign 1985 (Proof only)
Description

Proof FDC only this year.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value1 (x Pound) TypeSovereign (Decimal, St George)
Year1985 CurrentYes
Mintage11,393 (11393)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 11,393 (11393)
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.0500 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)7.9800
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls ("Third Portrait", by Raphael David Maklouf); around, ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · 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, 1985.

Reverse inscription

1985

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Sovereign 1985 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 943
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4271
Sovereign 1985 (Proof only): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mintage
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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