Minted in London in 1959 under the reign of Elizabeth II, 1,358,228 coins were made in Bullion quality (for investment). The 1959 Elizabeth II Wreath Sovereigns (1957-1968) are now VAT free in UK and provided they were minted after 1817, free from Capital Gains Tax. They also are VAT free in European Union, the sovereigns meeting the criteria established in Article 344(1), point (2) of Council Directive 2006/112/EC of 28 November 2006 (special scheme for investment gold).
Sovereign gold price 1959.
|S1959 Sovereign Eli. II 1959 Proof / BE||0||0||20.000 Euros||0|
|S1959 Sovereign Eli. II 1959 VF/XF40||482||607||444||573|
|S1959 Sovereign Eli. II 1959 Scrap value||448||564||413||533|
|Diameter (mm)||Weight (gr)||Thickness (mm)|
|22,05 mm||Gross weight: 7,99 Gr|
Fine Gold: 7,32 Gr
|Edge and Orientation.||Millesimal fineness.||Composition.|
➣ Medal alignment ↑↑
|22 carat; 917 ‰||90% gold and 10% copper|
|Mint and Mintmark||Financial Features||1959 mintage.|
|« The Royal Mint » in Tower Hill, Great Britain.||Type: bullion coin.|
Production Years: from 1974 to 1984.
|1959 with 1,358,228 bullion coins and some coins (10 to 20) in Proof.|
From 1816 to the present the specifications have been constant (7.9881 grams of 917 fine (22 kt) gold, 22.05 mm. diameter), helping to make these among the world’s most popular gold coins. Plus you will own beautiful coins that have historic and aesthetic value to insure your wealth and provide a tangible asset that has world wide liquidity.