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2017 3 Coin Gold Proof Sovereign Sets- 200th Anniversary Design

The 2017 gold proof sovereigns were released in November, 2016.

3 Coin Premium Proof Set - Pre-Order Now!

We expect stock to arrive in January. Please note that orders containing this product will be dispatched once all items are in stock.  

When compared to the Royal Mint price of £1,450.00 you will make a saving of £1,450.00 per item when ordering from us.

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3 Coin Standard Proof Set

We will not be ordering the standard set from our suppliers. We will likely stock them, but only when purchased on the secondary market. Please contact us to be added onto our wishlist.

200th Anniversary of the First Modern Sovereign

The 2017 proof sovereign celebrates the 200th anniversary of the first modern sovereign. The Royal Mint have remastered the original 1817 reverse design by Benedetto Pistrucci.

Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense

The garter inscription on the St. George and the Dragon reverse reads "Honi soit qui mal y pense", which is French for "Shame be to him who thinks evil of it". This is the motto of the Order of the Garter, the highest order of chivalry in the UK. Find out more on our Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense page.


The obverse features the fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, by Jody Clark. This is the first time since 1887 that the date has featured on the obverse of the coin.  


The reverse shows a remastered St George and the Dragon design. The Royal Mint crafted the tools for the design from the 1817 Benedetto Pistrucci original.


Standard Set

Denomination Diameter Weight AGW* Description
Sovereign (Pound) 22.05 7.98 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
Complete Set   13.967 0.4119  

Premium Set

Denomination Diameter Weight AGW* Description
Two Pounds 28.40 15.96 0.4708 St George & Dragon
Sovereign (Pound) 22.05 7.98 0.2354 St George & Dragon
Half Sovereign (Fifty Pence) 19.30 3.99 0.1177 St George & Dragon
Complete Set   27.93 0.8239  


We play an active part in the secondary market for many gold and silver products, including three coin sovereign sets so we would be more than happy to purchase a 2013 (or any other date) three coin set from you.

This obviously means that we may at some point have one for sale, so if you would like to telephone us and place an order we would hope to fulfil it with time.


See Also

2017 Quarter Sovereigns

2017 Half Sovereigns

2017 Sovereigns

2017 Five Coin Sovereign Set


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
2017 proof sovereign 3 coin set in Presentation Box

2017 Gold Proof 3 Coin Sovereign Set in Presentation Box

2017 proof Sovereign Reverse featuring the border text Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense

2017 Gold Proof Sovereign Reverse

2017 proof sovereign obverse

2017 Gold Proof Sovereign Obverse


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