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2016 British Gold 5 Coin Proof Sets - 90th Birthday Portrait

Special 90th Birthday Obverse Design

The 2016 proof sovereigns feature a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, in order to commemorate her 90th birthday. The new obverse design is only on the proof version of the coins. The uncirculated versions feature the fifth portrait of the Queen, by Jody Clark.

The 5 coin sovereign set contains a quarter, half and full sovereign, as well as a £2 and a £5 coin.

We received our first delivery on 18th November, 2015.

2016 Five Coin Sovereign Set - 90th Birthday Portrait

When compared to the Royal Mint price of £2,700.00 you will make a saving of £2,700.00 per item when ordering from us.

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The commemorative birthday portrait was designed by the renowned artist, James Butler and was first used on the 2015 Longest Reigning Monarch £5 coins.


The reverse features the famous St George and the dragon design, by Benedetto Pistrucci.

Sold Out At The Mint

The set is issued in a limited presentation of 500. On 9th March, 2016, we noticed these sets are now sold out at the Royal Mint.



Denomination Diameter Weight AGW* Description
Five Pounds 36.02 39.94 1.1771 St George & Dragon
Two Pounds 28.40 15.98 0.4708 St George & Dragon
Sovereign (Pound) 22.05 7.99 0.2354 St George & Dragon
Half Sovereign (Fifty Pence) 19.30 3.99 0.1177 St George & Dragon
Quarter Sovereign 13.50 1.997 0.0588 St George & Dragon
Total   69.90 2.0599  

Notes on Table

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

See Also

2016 Quarter Sovereigns

2016 Half Sovereigns

2016 Sovereigns

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
2016 Proof Sovereign 90th Birthday Overlay

2016 Gold Proof Sovereign Obverse with 90th Birthday Portrait

2016 Gold Coins

Reverse of 2016 Sovereign

2016 Proof Sovereign Reverse

British Gold Sets Information

British 5 Coin Gold Sets For Sale


2016 Five Coin Gold Proof Set in Presentation Box

2016 Five Coin Sovereign Gold Proof Set in Presentation Box

2016 Five Coin Sovereign Gold Proof Set Outer Box

2016 Five Coin Sovereign Gold Proof Set Outer Box

2016 Five Coin Gold Proof Sovereign Set Certificate

2016 Five Coin Gold Proof Sovereign Set Certificate


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