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2022 Queen Elizabeth II Struck On The Day Gold Brilliant Uncirculated Sovereign Platinum Jubilee NGC Graded MS 70 Matte

2022 Elizabeth II Gold BU Sovereign Strike of the Day MS 70 Graded
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Strike of the Day Platinum Jubilee brilliant uncirculated Sovereign, graded MS 70 Matte by the Numismatic Guaranty Company. 6 February 2022 marks exactly seventy years since Elizabeth II acceded to the throne. She became Queen on the death of her father in 1952 and is now the first British monarch to celebrate seven decades of rule. To mark this unprecedented anniversary, The Royal Mint has offered a range of commemorative coins including a special Sovereign with a one-year-only reverse. The majority of these gold coins feature the image of Saint George but for 2022, this has been replaced with an interpretation of the royal arms by heraldic artist Timothy Noad. This is paired with Jody Clark’s fifth official portrait of Her Majesty, introduced in 2015. This ‘Strike of the Day’ example is from a highly limited presentation of just 1,200 pieces making it much scarcer than the regular 2022 proof Sovereign. These SOTD coins are offered in The Royal Mint’s Brilliant Uncirculated or BU striking standard which provides a finer finish and a higher level of detail than comparable bullion coins. This graded edition comes in its holder from NGC, displaying the grade an a unique identifying number of the label.
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Obverse

Fifth definitive coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. Legend: 'ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REGINA · FID · DEF ·'.

Reverse

Timothy Noad's Platinum Jubilee royal arms reverse design with date - '2022' - below.

Specification

Attractive matte brilliant uncirculated (BU) finish. 7.98 grams of 22 carat (916.7) gold. Diameter: 22.05 millimetres.

Presentation

From a limited edition of 1,200. This example graded MS 70 Matte by NGC. Please note that the certification number in the stock image may not match the coin you receive. We will provide a coin with the same grade.

Frequently Asked Questions

'Struck on the day' coins are issued in limited numbers by the Royal Mint. These collectible coins are struck on the day of an important event or anniversary like a royal birth or a jubilee, often with a brilliant uncirculated finish. These coins can command higher prices than other Sovereigns with the same date.

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The Royal Mint strikes its 'struck on the day' coins in a brilliant uncirculated finish. This is presumably because its quicker to strike a BU coin compared to a proof one and struck on the day coins need to be produced fast. These coins are minted to commemorate important events and anniversaries.

'Struck on the day' coins are commemorative coins minted on a particular event or anniversary. For instance, The Royal Mint has issued struck on the day Sovereigns to mark royal marriages and births as well as jubilees. These coins are offered in limited numbers, often with a brilliant uncirculated finish.

'Struck on the day' coins can command higher prices than their general issue counterparts. These coins are minted on the day of an important event or anniversary in very limited numbers. Though struck on the day Sovereigns are usually issued in BU they often have a value comparable to a proof coin.

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