The 2022 Five Sovereign Gold Proof Coin


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The 2022 Five Sovereign Gold Proof Coin

Honouring the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II


In 2022 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British monarch to mark 70 years on the throne. In honour of her Platinum Jubilee, our 2022 Sovereign Collection features the heraldic symbols that form Her Majesty’s official coat of arms.

The magnificent 2022 Five Sovereign Gold Proof Coin displays the full royal coat of arms, capturing all the fantastic beasts and symbols that appear across the Collection. The arms form Her Majesty’s official flag, the Royal Standard, which can be seen flying on buildings that represent the Crown. The British Government is officially known as ‘Her Majesty’s Government’, so the arms also features on state documents, such as British passports.

In tribute to Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, we have combined traditional hand craftsmanship with the best of modern minting technology to ensure that every design detail of this strictly limited edition gold coin is emphasised by our finest proof quality finish. Each coin is presented in a bespoke display case alongside a numbered certificate which guarantees its specification and authenticity.


The Sovereign is one of the world’s most famous coins with a history stretching back over 500 years. First introduced in the late 15th Century when King Henry VII demanded a ‘new money of gold’ to demonstrate the power of his reign, the Sovereign was a favourite of Tudor monarchs until its minting came to an end during the reign of James I. Some 200 years later, Britain found itself in an economic crisis that led to the Great Recoinage of 1816, and the re-introduction of the Sovereign to replace the Guinea.

TThe design for the new ‘Modern Sovereign’ was created by the great Benedetto Pistrucci, whose dynamic image of St George slaying the dragon became the ‘standard’ Sovereign design. It has featured on almost all annual Sovereign releases since its introduction in 1817, only changed on rare occasions and generally only for significant royal events or anniversaries. Now, to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, East India Company Collections is proud to introduce the 2022 Gold Proof Sovereign Collection, featuring a new heraldic design to mark this historic milestone.


The 2022 Five Sovereign Gold Proof Coin

Reverse Design : The Royal Coat of Arms

Issuing Authority : St. Helena

Alloy: 916.7 Au

Diameter: 36.02mm

Weight: 39.94g

Denomination: £5

Quality: Proof

Edge: Milled

Mintage Limit: 120 Coins

Product Issue Limit: 50 Coins


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Delivery & Returns

All coins will be shipped via registered post depending on location.

UK: £9.95
Europe: from £18
International: from £30.00

See our delivery page for more information.