500th Anniversary of the First Gold Sovereign 1489-1989 Gold Proof Sovereign Collection, Coin Set from United Kingdom - detailed information

500th Anniversary of the First Gold Sovereign 1489-1989 Gold Proof Sovereign Collection
Set Name500th Anniversary of the First Gold Sovereign 1489-1989 Gold Proof Sovereign Collection

The 1989 British Sovereign four coin set contains a half sovereign, a full sovereign, a double sovereign and a quintuple sovereign. This set bears Bernard Sindall's engravings that were commissioned to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the first gold sovereign issued in 1489. The 1989 set is the only year that this design type was used. This 22 carat gold proof sovereign set is a favourite with coin collectors.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage5,000
PackagingIn black box with coins individually sealed in plastic
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Coin Set Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Issued1989
Coins4
Mintage5,000
Coins GradeProof FDC
Material0.917 Gold
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Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Spink, Coins of England and the United KingdomPGS10-1989