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  • Gold £1,890.98 oz -0.86%
  • Silver £22.46 oz -2.18%
  • Platinum £796.53 oz -0.88%
Gold -0.86%
£1,890.98 oz
Silver -2.18%
£22.46 oz
Platinum -0.88%
£796.53 oz
Gold -0.86%
£1,890.98 oz
Silver -2.18%
£22.46 oz
Platinum -0.88%
£22.46 oz
QE II Gold Coins

Queen Elizabeth II Sovereigns

The Gillick Sovereign

1957 - 1968

The Gillick Sovereign is a popular design and marks the first effigy of the late Queen Elizabeth on the British Gold Sovereign. The design is known as the 'Gillick' after the designer of the portrait, Mary Gillick


Post-Decimal Sovereign

1968 - 1984

The second design of Queen Elizabeth II's reign was the first portrait to feature a crown. The effigy was very popular and was used for Britain's first pre-decimal coinage as well as postage stamps

Royal Diadem Portrait Sovereign

1985 - 1997

The third portrait of Queen Elizabeth II featured her wearing a Royal Diadem. The portrait displays her majesty with a necklace and earrings causing critics to accuse the designer of making the Queen “flatteringly young”


Fourth Portrait Sovereign

1998 - 2015

Ian Rank-Broadley won a Royal Mint competition in 1997 to design the effigy of Queen Elizabeth from 1998. The portrait was designed to fill the full field of the coin in response to smaller 5 and 10 pence coins in circulation

Final Portrait Sovereign

2015 - 2022

The final portrait was designed by Jody Clark whom at age 33 is the youngest person to design a monarch’s portrait on a Sovereign coin. She is also the first Royal Mint employee to design an effigy of a Royal to be struck on a currency coin

Live Valuations

What Are Queen Elizabeth II
Sovereigns Worth?

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