Gold sovereigns are British gold coins with a face value of £1. Due to being legal tender in the UK gold sovereigns are Capital Gains Tax free and all investment gold in the UK is VAT free. Modern gold sovereigns have been produced since 1817 and weigh 7.98g. Gold sovereigns are 22ct (91.67% gold) containing 7.32g of pure gold. Gold sovereigns are predominantly produced by the Royal Mint in London, they have also been produced in Australia, Canada, India, and South Africa. Most London made sovereigns carry the reverse design of St George slaying the dragon designed by Benedetto Pistrucci, whilst come commemorative years feature different designs. Gold sovereigns are one of the most traded bullion coins in the world. Our pre-owned Sovereigns are the most popular choice for first time investors. We have a range of full and Half Sovereigns struck in 22 carat gold available. Our best value coins will be randomly selected from a variety of years. These coins will be sold purely on the bullion value rather than any collector value. Please note these are circulated coins and may show small scratches, this does not affect their value as bullion.