Tag: Gold sovereign

  • ☆ Gold Sovereigns.

    Reading Time: 38 minutes The sovereign was unique among coins in that it had no denomination, or currency value printed on the coin. Its value was tied to the pound Sterling, which was tied to the gold standard of £3/17s/10 1/2d for a standard ounce of gold. It contained one pound’s (£1) worth of gold…

  • Hey, fellow Brit here! Where’s the go-to spot to snag some physical gold in the UK?

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Hey folks, thinking about diversifying and dipping my toes into physical assets. Any thoughts on where to grab some legit physical gold? I’ve used bullionbypost.com before, but keen to check out other options for both gold and silver. Any recommendations for trustworthy online dealers and what key things I should keep…

  • Surge in Investor Interest: Royal Mint’s 7% Uptick Fueled by ‘Fractional’ Products

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Sunnary The Royal Mint’s 7% surge in investor interest reflects a broader trend of seeking stability in precious metals amidst economic uncertainties. The Mint’s focus on offering diverse investment avenues, particularly ‘fractional’ products, has resonated well across various investment thresholds. As global economic conditions remain uncertain, gold investments continue to offer…

  • The Jeweller’s Middle-Eastern copy of sovereign.

    Reading Time: 8 minutes Sovereigns, those iconic gold coins, have a rich history dating back centuries. But not all sovereigns are created equal. In the world of numismatics, there exists a fascinating realm of “jeweller’s imitations” of sovereigns, a practice that has been more prevalent than one might think. These copies, often originating in the…

  • ☆ Best place to buy gold in London.

    Reading Time: 6 minutes There are several options for buying gold in London, including physical shops, online dealers, and specialist gold dealers. Are you in search of a special gift perhaps a Gold Sovereign, and wondering where to find one in Central London? Look no further, as we guide you to some reliable places where…

  • King Edward VII Gold Sovereigns, 1902-1910.

    King Edward VII Gold Sovereigns, 1902-1910.

    Reading Time: 8 minutes The Royal Proclamation authorizing Edward’s coinage was not made until 10 December 1901 meaning that the new coinage was not introduced until 1902. All King Edward’s sovereigns carry St George and the date on the reverse, with the mintmark (if applicable) on the bottom of the exergue line above the date.…