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The British 1/2 Sovereign Gold coin was produced from the mid-1800s to the current day. This coin was freely traded as a circulation coin while Britain was on the gold standard. When Britain abandoned the gold standard, production of the sovereign ceased.


  • Ships individually in protective packaging
  • Consisting of 0.1177 oz of 9167 Fine Gold
  • Obverse: Features an effigy of the ruling monarch at the time of mintage
  • Reverse: Features the depiction of St. George riding a horse and slaying a dragon, along with an engraving of the year of release

The obverse features an effigy of King George V or another reigning Sovereign.

The reverse features an image of St. George the dragon slayer sitting upon a horse, with the dragon below them. This same image has been used on the sovereign for almost 200 years.

This is actually a 1/2-sized Sovereign gold coin, and as such the metal weight is 0.1286 Troy oz with an actual gold weight of 0.1177 Troy ounces.

This is a pre-owned product, and as such, the condition may vary.


The Royal Mint is internationally recognized as one of the most prestigious and highly acclaimed mints in the world with a history of over 1100 years. The Royal Mint produces original coin collections, investment grade bullion, as well as currency for over 60 countries including the United Kingdom. Popular series from The Royal Mint include the Britannia products, Queen’s Beast, British Music Legends, and Myths and Legends.

This coin is a 1/2 sovereign gold coin and as such has an actual gold weight of 0.1177 troy ounces.

Lightly Used
United Kingdom
Royal Mint
Reverse: Benedetto Pistrucci
An effigy of the King or Queen ruling at the time the coin was minted, along with appropriate inscriptions
The Benedetto Pistrucci image of St. George sitting on a horse slaying the dragon and the year
0.1177 oz