These gold half Sovereigns display the portrait of King Edward VII and on the reverse, Benedetto Pistrucci's design of St. George and the Dragon. King Edward ruled for only a short time, just eight years. He was the first monarch that embraced the idea of Royal public appearances and was noted by J.B. Priestly as being "the King England has known since the earlier 1660s". He was also colloquially known as the "peacemaker".
These half Sovereigns were produced in the years between 1902 and 1910.
These coins benefit from being Capital Gains Tax (CGT) free. All UK gold and silver bullion coins manufactured by the Royal Mint are legal tender and are exempt from capital gains tax. Tax free coins are available to buy from ATS Bullion and these include Sovereigns, half Sovereigns and Britannias.
If you are looking for a particular dated sovereign or any other coin for that matter, why not get in contact with one our trained bullion dealers on 020 7240 4041.
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