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|Dimensions (mm)||1 x 1 x 1mm|
|Weight (carats)||1 carats|
1981 Gold Sovereign Proof Set In 1981, the Royal Mint issued an unusual gold coin proof set. It contained a gold five pound coins, gold sovereigns, silver proof crown commemorating the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles to Princess Diana, and six minor coins. The previous occasion on which a British proof set was issued with a mixture of gold and other coins was in 1911 for the Coronation of George V.
The Nine Coins The nine coins we refer to are the five pounds, gold sovereign, silver proof crown of 25 pence, and six base metal coins, 50 pence, 10 pence, 5 pence, 2 pence, penny, and halfpenny.
Denomination Alloy Diameter Weight Description Five Pounds Gold 36.02 39.94 St. George & Dragon Sovereign (Pound) Gold 22.05 7.98 St. George & Dragon Crown (25 Pence) Sterling Silver 38.61 28.28 Charles & Diana Fifty Pence Cupro-Nickel 30.00 13.50 Britannia Ten Pence Cupro-Nickel 28.50 11.31 Lion Five Pence Cupro-Nickel 30.00 5.655 Crowned Thistle Two Pence Bronze 25.91 7.128 Prince of Wales Feathers Penny Bronze 20.32 3.564 Crowned Portcullis Halfpenny Bronze 17.14 1.782 Crown
SPECIAL NOTE THE FIVE POUND GOLD COIN IS HUGE 39.94 GRAMS .9167 OR 1.177 OZ GOLD
ENCASED IN RED LEATHER CASE
SOVERIGN IS 7.98 Grams .9167 OR .2354 OZ
SETS ARE NOT NUMBERED BUT ONLY 1800 WERE MINTED
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