The Gold Sovereign is one of the most well known gold bullion coins in the world, having been produced for more than 200 years! Gold Sovereigns have been minted in a number of different countries, including England, Australia, Canada and India, and they have undergone several design changes over the years. The 1981 Proof Gold Sovereign features stunning mirrored surfaces, a classic depiction of Queen Elizabeth on the obverse, and Saint George slaying a dragon on the reverse. Gold Sovereigns weigh just under 8 grams and are made of 22 karat gold, giving them a purity of .9167 fine gold with a net gold content of .2354 ounces of pure gold. These 1981 Proof Gold Sovereign coins have an extremely low mintage of just 33,000 pieces, and come complete with their original box and Certificate of Authenticity from the British Royal Mint. Order yours today!