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Coin: Sovereign 2013

For the first time since 1918, sovereigns were also minted in India this year.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value1 (x Pound) TypeSovereign (Decimal, St George)
Year2013 CurrentYes
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark unknown
MMTC-PAMP, India Letter I unknown
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.0500 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)7.9800

Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right. In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF

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, 2013.

Based on the original design of 1820 with St George's plumed helmet without its streamer.

Reverse inscription


EdgeMilled Edge inscription


Sovereign 2013: Known varieties
Proof FDC 10,295
Sovereign 2013: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 1002.1
Royal Mint4433
Sovereign 2013: References to Information Used
Royal Mint Mint link India sovereign
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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Gold Sovereigns: 2013 Gold Sovereigns - St. George & Dragon Design
Sovereign 2013: Some useful external links
Royal Mint: The Sovereign struck in India MMTC-PAMP: Sovereign
The Telegraph: Royal Mint strikes first coin in India for nearly 100 years
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