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2020 Gold Half Sovereign Coin


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The 2020 Gold Half Sovereign -St George and The Dragon is the classic bullion coin by the Royal Mint. The observe feature Benedetto Pistrucci’s famous St George & the Dragon design, as featured on the first sovereign struck in 1817. 

The release of this year’s gold Sovereign marks the 200th anniversary of the first modern Double-Sovereign.

What is 22 carat gold sovereign worth? 

The half gold sovereign is struck 22-carat gold. The coins are individually packaged in a single coin capsule. The half gold coins have fractional of gold which means that they have less than one troy ounce of gold in them. The sovereign has a fine weight of 3.66 grams total gross weight of 3.99 grams.

The value of a Sovereign then is calculated by multiplying its gold content by the current gold spot price. 

Reasons to Invest in gold coins or gold Sovereign

The gold sov is attractive amongst UK investors when making investment decisions due to their status as a legal tender and also can benefit from Capital Gains Tax exemptions. All gold sovereigns are VAT-free and delivered FREE fully insured delivery from Bullionjoy direct. 

The face value of a 2020 half Gold Sovereign?

The face-value is £0.50, meaning this is backed by the UK government as a legal tender. Making them vat-free and CGT exempt. However, don’t go on the face value as the sovereign is worth much more than that, its real value of the course is based on the pure gold weight and market value. 

Coin Highlights

Obverse: Fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse: 2020 Gold Half Sovereign on the reverse features the classic George and the Dragon design by Benedetto Pistrucci

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