Elizabeth II, 2004 Gold Proof Sovereign
Elizabeth II, 2004 Gold Proof Sovereign.
7.98g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 7.32g of 24ct/pure gold). Obverse: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF (Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith). Fourth portrait of Elizabeth II, crowned with the 'girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara', IRB below truncation for designer Ian Rank-Broadley. Reverse: St. George on horseback, brandishing his sword having slayed the dragon, his broken spear discarded on the ground, 2004 and B.P., for designer Benedetto Pistrucci, in exergue. Mint State/Proof FDC. Encapsulated in its original Royal Mint presentation case with certificate of authenticity.
References: S. SC4, KM #1002, Marsh 320.