2002 Gold Sovereign Golden Jubilee Proof NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
2002 Gold Sovereign Golden Jubilee Proof NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo

2002 Gold Sovereign Golden Jubilee Proof NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo

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  • Specially commissioned to mark the Golden Jubilee
  • Featuring a Royal Arms design - a rare departure from Pistrucci's original
  • Bears the fourth portrait of The Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
  • Struck in 22 carat gold, finished to Proof standard
  • A coin from an eventful year for the Royal Family

The Double Sovereign 2002

In 2002, the nation mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, and a million people lined the streets as she was laid to rest at Westminster Abbey. Her Majesty The Queen celebrated her Golden Jubilee that same year, with a series of special events journeying the length and breadth of the United Kingdom and all over the Commonwealth; huge crowds gathered at each official engagement, eager to wish her well. Revisit those glorious celebrations with this stunning gold Sovereign featuring a magnificent shield design on the reverse, unusual for The Sovereign which normally displays St George and the dragon.

UNITED KINGDOM. Elizabeth II, 1952-.
Gold sovereign, 2002. Royal Mint. Proof.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II. This was the first time since 1893 the shield of arms was used on the reverse of a coin.
Fourth crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right; IRB below; ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF. Design by Ian Rank-Broadley. / Crowned Royal Shield of Arms of the United Kingdom, laurel wreaths around, date below. Design by Timothy Noad. Edge milled.
In secure plastic holder, graded NGC PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO, certification number 6031519-022.

NGC Census in this grade: 144, equal-finest graded.
Total NGC Census: 203
Reference: S-SC5 (was 4431); KM-1026
Mintage: 12,500.
Diameter: 22.05 mm.
Thickness: 1.52 mm.
Weight: 7.9881 g. (AGW=0.2355 oz.)
Composition: 917.0/1000 Gold.

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