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2017 Great Britain 1/2 oz Gold Sovereign - Pistrucci 200th Anniversary Piedfort Proof Coin Scarce and Unique Coin Division NGC PF70 UC First Strike Exclusive Tower Bridge Label

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Why choose this Proof 70 Ultra Cameo First Releases 2017 Great Britain Pistrucci 200th Anniversary 1/2 oz. Piedfort Proof Gold Sovereign with an exclusive Tower Bridge label?

While the British Gold Sovereign was used for centuries, the modern version reached its 200th anniversary in 2017. To mark the occasion, the British Royal Mint struck this 1/2 oz. piedfort gold proof. It is made of 22-karat gold and mintage is limited to just 3,750 pieces. Piedfort coins are always a treat for collectors. They are twice the thickness of their standard counterparts and they are only issued for very special occasions.

Pistrucci's classic design

Queen Elizabeth II is depicted on the obverse. This is the most recent coinage portrait of Her Majesty, it is the work of Jody Clark. The date is inscribed just above Queen Elizabeth II's crown.

The reverse displays St. George as he slays a dragon. This finely detailed design has been recreated from the classic version created by Benedetto Pistrucci.

Proof 70 Ultra Cameo First Releases from NGC with an exclusive Tower Bridge label

This unique Gold Sovereign has an exclusive label with a picture of London's Tower Bridge to display the grade it received from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Since it was found to be completely free of flaws, even when viewed with magnification, it was awarded the grade of Proof 70. It was also given the Ultra Cameo designation for its stunning visual contrast and the First Releases designation for being submitted within 30 days of its release date.

Call our Scarce and Unique Division today to add this NGC Proof 70 Ultra Cameo First Releases 2017 Great Britain Pistrucci 200th Anniversary 1/2 oz. proof piedfort Gold Sovereign with an exclusive Tower Bridge label to your collection.


Year of Issue:2017
Mint:Royal Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF70
Designation:UC
Release Type:First Strike
Variety:Scarce and Unique Coin Division
Finish:Proof
Label/Signature:Exclusive Tower Bridge Label
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9167
Display Weight:1/2 oz
Weight in Grams:15.5517 g
Weight in Ounces:0.5 oz
Diameter:22 mm
Country:Great Britain
Legal Tender:Great Britain
Currency:Sovereign
Denomination:1
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:Saint George and the Dragon With Garter
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Benedetto Pistrucci