The Royal Mint Launches The 1819 George III Sovereign Ballot

An extremely rare Sovereign, struck in 1819, is being offered for sale by The Royal Mint. It is one of possibly ten such Sovereigns known in the world and will be made available through a ballot to be held on 12 July 2019.

The 1819 George III Sovereign, sourced and verified by our historic coin experts, is being made available to purchase in the year we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. The highest quality 1819 Sovereign known to exist achieved a price of £186,000 at auction in 2013. The Sovereign we are offering is rated ‘good fine’ and the coin price is fixed at £100,000 to reflect its rarity and quality.

While the destination of this coin is not yet known, The Royal Mint has many other historic coins with stories that are worth exploring. Our experts source, value and supply historic coins for collectors and investors, as well as the simply curious.

Would you be interested in entering the ballot to own this beautiful coin? Click here for more information.

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