Elizabeth II, 1959 Gold Sovereign NGC MS64+
Elizabeth II, 1959 Gold Sovereign.
7.98g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 7.34g of 24ct/pure gold). Obverse: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D (Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith). First, laureate portrait of Elizabeth II facing right, by designer Mary Gillick. Reverse: St. George on horseback, brandishing his sword having slayed the dragon, his broken spear discarded on the ground, 1959 and B.P., for designer Benedetto Pistrucci, in exergue. Mint State/Proof FDC.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as MS64+, certification no. 6029205-035.
References: S. 4125, KM #908, Marsh 299.