• The very first Sovereign of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign
• Carries a unique design quirk, being the only QEII Sovereign to have 168 ridges on the rim
• Features the Gillick portrait of Her Majesty – the only portrait depicting the Queen without a crown or diadem
• Strictly limited numbers available
Why I recommend the Queen Elizabeth II 1957 Gold Sovereign…
There have been many significant Sovereigns during her record-breaking reign that could lay claim to being the most important QEII Sovereign, but there’s only one first…
As well as being the first of Her Majesty’s reign, the 1957 Sovereign also has a design quirk that NO OTHER Sovereign features. The finely milled edge has 168 grains (ridges), whereas all other Queen Elizabeth II Sovereigns have just 108 grains.
Couple this with the significance of Her Majesty’s first ever Sovereign and you have one of the most important British coins ever issued.
Alex Hanrahan, Managing Consultant
UK 1957 Queen Elizabeth II Sovereign
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- Year of Issue: 1957
- Country of Issue: United Kingdom
- Metal: 22 Carat Gold
- Diameter: 22.05mm
- Weight: 7.98g
- Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II by Mary Gillick
- Reverse: St George & the Dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci