Gold Seven Kilos (7 kg), Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Gold Seven Kilos (7 kg), Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 2020 - )
Coin TypeGold Seven Kilos (7 kg)

Like many other mints, the Royal Mint issues bullion coins in precious metals, having much higher intrinsic value than their face value. Most of these by tradition are measured in troy ounces of fractions thereof, but the mint also introduced metric coins measuring one kilogram of pure metal, then also two and five kilograms (they are actually fractionally heavier as a whole, to account for the small amount of other metal in the alloy), and finally in 2020 a seven kilogram coin.

The 7 kg gold coin is denominated as Five Thousand Pounds (£7,000), although the intrinsic (bullion) value is much higher than the face value.

The coins are legal tender but are not intended for circulation. They are targeted at collectors who appreciate the special editions as pieces of art or show pieces.

Obverse
United Kingdom / Gold Seven Kilos (7 kg) - obverse photo

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend (in Latin), face value.

Obverse InscriptionLegend of the ruling British monarch, value
Reverse
United Kingdom / Gold Seven Kilos (7 kg) - reverse photo

Various designs as individually described below.

Reverse Inscription
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
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Gold Seven Kilos (7 kg): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
From2020
Face Value7000 (x Pound)
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size (mm)185
Mass (g)7035
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