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Quarter Sovereign
United Kingdom
Value25 pence
Mass2 grams g
Diameter13.5mm mm
EdgeMilled
Composition.917 gold, .083 copper or other metals
Gold.058 troy oz
Years of minting2009–present
Mint marksPresent on some commemorative examples
Obverse
DesignReigning British monarch
Reverse
DesignSaint George and the Dragon
DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Design date1817

The Quarter sovereign is a commemorative British coin denomination whose introduction was announced by the Royal Mint in January 2009.[1] Comprising 2 grams of 22 carat or 0.9170 fine gold, the 13.5 mm diameter quarter sovereign is the smallest modern legal tender British gold coin. It is a quarter of the weight of a sovereign with a AGW of 0.05896 troy oz.[2] As of 2019 it continues to be minted.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quarter Sovereigns - Available February 2009". goldsovereigns.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-05-30.
  2. ^ https://www.ngccoin.com/price-guide/world/great-britain-1-4-sovereign-km-1117-2009-2014-cuid-1178912-duid-1334169
  3. ^ "Quarter-Sovereign 2017 | Gold Sovereigns | The Royal Mint". The Royal Mint. Retrieved 2017-05-30.
  4. ^ https://www.royalmint.com/our-coins/ranges/sovereign/The-Quarter-Sovereign-2019/