1928 King George Gold Sovereign
This gold sovereign is mounted in a beautiful wooden display box with a glass window
The 1928 Gold King George V Sovereign is a highly prized British coin minted during the reign of King George V. It is made of 22-karat gold, containing 7.32 grams of pure gold.
On the obverse side of the coin, you will find a portrait of King George V, facing left, wearing a crown. The surrounding inscription reads "GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:" which translates to "George V, by the grace of God, King of all the Britains, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India."
The reverse side of the coin features Benedetto Pistrucci's iconic design of St. George slaying the dragon. This classic depiction is accompanied by the year of issue, "1928," and the Latin inscription "DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF IND IMP," indicating the queen's title as "By the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith, Empress of India."
As a historic gold sovereign, the 1928 King George V Sovereign holds both numismatic and bullion value. It is sought after by collectors and investors alike for its historical significance and intrinsic gold content.
The Gold Sovereign is a British gold coin with a face value of one pound sterling. It was first minted in 1489 under King Henry VII and was last minted in 1604 under King James I. The coin was then reintroduced in 1816 and has been in continuous production ever since. The 1918 Gold Sovereign features King George V on the obverse and the George Dragon design on the reverse. The coin is struck in 22-karat gold and is supplied in a plastic capsule. The coin has a diameter of 22.05 mm and a weight of 7.98 grams. This particular coin is an excellent example of British numismatic history.