1982 UK Half Gold Sovereign features Benedetto Pistrucci’s design depicting George & the Dragon on the reverse, the year of the coin also features.
The obverse of the coin depicts Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Each coin weighs 3.99g and is 916.7 22ct Gold
Fine Content: 3.66g
Minted by The Royal Mint in the UK
VAT free and Capital Gains Tax exempt
Dimensions: Diameter: 19.30 mm Thickness: 1.0 mm.
The first half sovereign gold coins were minted in the UK in 1544, during the reign of Henry VIII. The coins were then continued to be minted between 1817 and 1937 and discontinued until 1980. The UK Half Sovereign Gold Coin is now one of the most popular gold coins in the world.