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2008 Gold Coins

As a leading UK coin dealer, we are often asked for coins or coin sets from particular years, as gift items. We are happy to try to oblige. On this page we list a few suggestions.
We keep most of the following coins in stock for immediate delivery.

UK Issues

  • 2008 New Jig Saw Shield Designs British Set
    First of the New Designs
  • 2008 Emblems of Britain Set
    Last of the Old Designs
  • 2008 Gold Proof Pound 14 Coin Set
    To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Pound Coin, this set contains a gold proof pound of every design.
  • 2008 450th Anniversary of the Accession of Queen Elizabeth I £5 Crown
    Gold, Silver and Base Metal
  • 2008 Prince Charles' 60th Birthday £5 Crown
    Gold, Silver and Base Metal
  • £2 Coins - 1908 London Olympiad Centenary
    To commemorate the 1908 London Olympics Centenary, 4th Olympiad.
  • £2 Coins - Olympic Games Handover Ceremony
    To commemorate the Olympic Games Handover Ceremony.


  • 4 Coin Gold Sovereign Proof Set
    All four of the coins are of the St. George & Dragon design.
  • 3 Coin Gold Sovereign Proof Set.
    All three of the coins are of the St. George & Dragon design.
  • 2008 Sovereigns.
    These will revert to the traditional St. George and Dragon reverse.
  • 2008 Half Sovereigns.
    Uncirculated and Proof Versions


  • Britannia Proof Sets
    Of all 4 weights. This year's Britannias will to have another one-off design.
  • 2008 Gold Bullion (Uncirculated) Britannias.
    2007 were the first bullion Britannia to be released since 2003.
  • 2008 Proof Quarter Ounce Britannias.
    A good alternative to the proof sovereign.
  • 2008 Proof Tenth Ounce Britannias.

    World Issues

    South Africa
    For the first time in eight years we are going to be able to source one ounce bullion Krugerrands in the year that they were minted. For 2008 Krugerrands, please see this page.

    We already have 2008 Australian Gold Nuggets and 2008 Year of the Rat Gold Coins in stock now! As we are now prime distributors for the Perth Mint in Australia we receive our stock of the next years' issues in the Autumn of the previous year. This year we can offer the Australian large bullion coins, gold nuggets in sizes of 2 ounce, 10 ounce, and 1 kilogramme, as well as the 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz.



    For the second year now the U.S. are issuing two one ounce gold coins, the 2008 Eagles and the 2008 Buffalos.

    Isle of Man
    2008 Manx Angels - New 25th Anniversary Designs
    These feature a new reverse design

    Manx Cats

    Icons of the Commonwealth
    A set of three gold coins, proof sovereign issued by the British Royal Mint, quarter maple by the Royal Canadian Mint, proof $25 fifth ounce Kangaroo at Sunset from the Royal Australian Mint, all in a wooden box. Please check our Standard Terms for Bullion Coins.
    You may wish to use our Order Form

    Postage & Packing
    UK at Buyer's Risk £3.50 per order, or...
    UK Fully Insured £9 per order
    EU Insured Post £10 per order
    USA Airmail at Buyer's Risk $10 US, or...
    USA Insured Shipping $20 US
    Canada Airmail at Buyer's Risk $15 Can, or...
    Canada Insured Shipping via Fedex $40 Can

  • Reverse of 2008 Proof Sovereign
    2008 Sovereign

    2008 One Ounce Gold Rat or Mouse Coin
    2008 One Ounce Year of the Gold Rat or Mouse Coin

    2008 Australian One Ounce Gold Kangaroo Nugget
    2008 Australian One Ounce Gold Nugget

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