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2011 British Gold 5 Coin Proof Sets
As we expected there was an important change to the 4 coin gold set last year - it contains 5 coins!
With the addition of the new quarter sovereign the 'old' four coin gold sets have now become five coin sets.

Design News
As in some previous years the 3 coin and 4/ 5 coin sovereign collections contain all coins of the same design, however in some years the two pound coin included with the sets has been the commemorative version instead. We do not know whether the 2011 coins will all be the same design or not.

St. George and Dragon - Recut Reverse Dies - More Changes
The traditional St George & Dragon design has been used on sovereigns, with a few breaks, since 1817.
The reverse dies for sovereigns, half sovereigns, double sovereigns and quintuple sovereigns were remastered and recut in 2007. See our 2007 sovereigns page of our Gold Sovereigns website for more information.
For 2009, the reverse dies reverted to dies produced from masters in the Royal Mint Museum, and possibly worked on by Benedetto Pistrucci himself.

The New Old Thing
It's not often that something so new is so old. We believe the reversion to original, or near original masters provides better definition, and therefore more attractive coins. For more information please see our 2009 Gold Sovereign 5 Coin Sets page.

Specifications
DenominationDiameterWeightAGW*Description
Five Pounds36.0239.941.1771St George & Dragon
Two Pounds28.4015.980.4708St George & Dragon
Sovereign (Pound)22.057.990.2354St George & Dragon
Half Sovereign (Fifty Pence)19.303.990.1177St George & Dragon
Quarter Sovereign13.501.9970.0588St George & Dragon
Total 69.902.0599 

Notes on Table
Weight = gross weight in grams.
*AGW = Actual intrinsic gold weight in troy ounces.

2011 Gold Sovereign 5 Coin Proof Set

When compared to the Royal Mint price of £4,000.00 you will make a saving of £811.00 per item when ordering from us.

Quantity Premium % Surcharge Rate Buy
1 25.00 £0.00 £3,189.00 Click here to add this item to your cart

2011 Gold Sovereign 4 Coin Proof Set

Quantity Premium % Surcharge Rate Buy
1 30.00 £0.00 £1,421.00 Call to check availability

See Also

2011 Half Sovereigns - Prices & Availability

2011 Sovereigns - Prices & Availability

2011 Gold Sovereign 3 Coin Sets
From two pounds to half sovereign.

2011 Quarter Sovereigns
New!

More Information
More information about British gold sets is available on our British Gold Sets Information page.

You may wish to use our order form.

Postage & Packing
UK Registered Post (Special Delivery) £9 per order, plus £1 per £1,000
EU Insured Post £10 per order, plus £1 per £1,000
USA Airmail $10,
Insured Shipping $20, plus $1 per $1,000
Canada Airmail $15,
Insured Shipping via Fedex $40, plus $1 per $1,000

2011 Gold Sovereign 4 Coin Proof Set in Case
2011 Gold Sovereign 4 Coin Proof Set in Case

British Gold Sets Information

British 4 Coin Gold Sets For Sale

2011 Gold Sovereign 5 Coin Proof Set in Case
2011 Gold Sovereign 5 Coin Proof Set in Case

2011 Gold 3 Coin Set

Reverse of 2011 Gold Proof Five Pounds
Reverse of 2011 Gold Proof Five Pounds

Reverse of 2011 Gold Proof Double Sovereign
Reverse of 2011 Gold Proof Double Sovereign

Reverse of 2011 Proof Sovereign
Reverse of 2011 Proof Sovereign

Reverse of 2011 Proof Half Sovereign
Reverse of 2011 Proof Half Sovereign

Reverse of 2011 Gold Proof Quarter Sovereign
Reverse of 2011 Gold Proof Quarter Sovereign

2011 Gold Sovereign 5 Coin Proof Set Certificate 2011 Gold Sovereign 5 Coin Proof Set Certificate

 


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