Australia Sovereign 2022 Gold Proof High Relief Piedfort Coin

The Perth Mint’s annual Australia Sovereign is a prestigious 22-carat gold coin featuring a design inspired by sovereigns made at the Sydney Mint between 1855 and 1866. With two significant embellishments, this high relief piedfort (extra thick) version pays tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 22-carat (91.67% pure) gold
  • High relief piedfort strike
  • Platinum-plated St Edward’s Crown and ‘70’ privy mark
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage 300


This product is not eligible for sale in the UK. 
Customers in the UK can purchase this product from CPM Gold and Silver Coins.


Distinguished sovereigns

As the first overseas branch of Britain’s Royal Mint, the Sydney Mint was opened in 1855 to make sovereign coins from Australian gold. For the first 11 years they were distinguished from Imperial issues made in London by a specially prepared ‘colonial’ design featuring St. Edward’s crown, a laurel wreath and the inscriptions ‘SYDNEY MINT’ and ‘AUSTRALIA’.

Jubilee embellishments

With the name of the mint suitably amended, this commemorative sovereign’s design incorporates a platinum-plated representation of St Edward's Crown and a small '70' numeric privy mark, offering Australian monarchists an exclusive way to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne in 1952.

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Presentation case

Accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity, the coin is housed in a timber presentation case within a superbly illustrated shipper.



Year 2022
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 0.471
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 50.00
Fineness (% purity) 91.67
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 15.982
Maximum Diameter (mm) 22.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.80
Maximum Mintage 300
Finish Proof, Piedfort
Legal Tender Australia
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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