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The British Royal Mint has been producing Gold Sovereign coins for over 500 years. To celebrate its rich minting history, the mint launch the 4th of December, 2017 this new 2018 bullion edition of the gold sovereign. The 2018 gold sovereign is also an ideal bullion coin for british investors because it is exempt of Capital Gain Tax exempt.
Our supply of coins come direct from the Royal Mint. The Sovereign 2018 range also includes a gold Half-Sovereign bullion coin.
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Gold sovereigns are excellent products for british investors because they are exempt of Capital Gain Tax (CGT). With small bullion coins like gold sovereigns, you can resell easily part of your holdings to any bullion dealers.
Free of Capital Gain Tax (CGT) !
Like any british gold coin, the 2018 Gold Sovereign is free of Capital Gain Tax. Any profit will be tax free if you sell back these gold sovereigns. Therefore, it is an attractive product for british investors.
Therefore, it is a cost effective way to buy physical gold at low price. With Gerrards, you can be sure to buy brand new gold sovereigns at the lowest market price.
The gold sovereign is the flagship coin of the Royal Mint. Symbol of the british monetary strength, many investors consider this british bullion coin as the most investable gold coins.
Through its manufacturing process, the Royal Mint ensures to preserve the highest quality of its bullion coins to this day. Therefore, gold sovereigns provide UK Government assurance of weight and Gold purity. This bullion coin has a weight and quality verified at the Trial of the Pyx, an independent verification trial dating back to 1282.
The obverse displays the traditional design of Benedetto Pistrucci: St George sitting on a horse and slaying a dragon.
The reverse features the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, aged 88 years old. The Queen wears King George IV State Diadem (worn during the annual State Opening of Parliament), as well as the Diamond Jubilee drop pearl earrings. The latin inscriptions ” DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF ” (translated as ” By the Grace of God, Queen, Defendor of the Faith” ) surrounds the portrait. The initial “J.C.” (for the designer Jody Clark) are engraved beneath her majesty’s neck.
The reverse design was created by Jody Clark, chief engraver at the Royal Mint.
Gold Sovereigns are the Royal Mint’s flagship product with the Gold Britannia. They combine traditional manufacturing with symbols of Great Britain’s history.
Intrinsic value of their precious metal content.
Additional profit potential due to their aesthetic and historical appeal
2018 is a historic year in the story of the British monarchy. The Queen Elisabeth II occupies the status of the longest reigning monarch in the world. To celebrate the 65th anniversary of her coronation, the Royal Mint, institution with more than 1,100 years of history and heritage has decided mint a brand new gold sovereign.
To keep with tradition, the 2018 Gold Sovereign features Benedetto Pistrucci’s depiction of St George and the dragon, a design that has come to define the Sovereign. First used for the Sovereigns of George III in 1817, this iconic image has endured for more than 200 years. The 2018 gold sovereign was launched the 4 December 2017.
The inscriptions FID DEF (‘Fidei defensor’) which stand for ‘Defenfor of the Faith’ symbolises the Queen status of Supreme Governor of the Church of England.
Since the year 650, several mints across the Great Britain minted coins. Around the year 1540, most of the mints closed and the Royal Mint was the only mint in operation.
Great Britain abandoned the striking of coin by hand in 1663 and introduced new manufacturing processes. The use of screw presses and horse-drawn rolling mills enabled the manufactured of what became “milled coins”.
Capital Gain Tax Free, VAT Free
|Purity / Carat
22.05 mm / 1.52 mm
|Precious metal content
7.32 grams ( 0.2354 troy ounce )
7.985 grams ( 0.2567 troy ounce )
|Country of origin