In 1989 to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the First Gold Sovereign, the Royal Mint released a very Limited Issue Tudor Rose Gold Proof Full Sovereign Coin struck in solid 22 Carat Gold Certified Slabbed and Graded by PCGS as PR70 DCAM with special NFC Anti-Counterfeiting Technology.
Manufacturer: Royal Mint
Monarch: Elizabeth II (1971 – Present)
Issuing Country: United Kingdom
Brands: British Sovereign
Series / Ranges: Tudor Rose
Denomination: Full Sovereign
Issue Limit: 10,535 Worldwide
Grading Service: PCGS
Grade: PR70 DCAM
Security: NFC Anti-Counterfeiting Technology
The reverse is a Shield of the Royal Arms ensigned by an open Royal Crown, the whole superimposed upon a double rose and the circumscription ‘ANNIVERSARY OF THE GOLD SOVEREIGN 1489-1989.
The obverse shows Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II seated as at her Coronation, within the circumscription ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF, which may be translated as Elizabeth II – by grace of god, Queen, defender of the faith.