Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Half-Sovereign 2022 Gold Proof Coin

Struck by the UK’s Royal Mint from 91.67% pure gold in proof quality, the splendour of this Memorial Half-Sovereign honours the life and legacy of the late Queen Elizabeth II, while also marking a new era for the monarchy.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 22-carat (91.67%) gold
  • Special memorial edition of The Sovereign honouring the life of Queen Elizabeth II
  • Features the first official coinage portrait of His Majesty The King Charles
Issue Limit 3,000
Limits Limit of 2 per household


Centuries of tradition

The Half-Sovereign has been closely associated with the British monarchy since it was first struck in 1544. It carries the same level of detail and stellar reputation worldwide as its full counterpart. 

Special reverse design

In tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the coin’s traditional St George and the dragon reverse steps aside for Jody Clark’s skilled portrayal of the Royal Arms.

Memorial Sovereign 2023   half sovereign obverse edge   MSV523 MSV423 MSV323

New monarch's official portrait

This Half-Sovereign is the first to feature King Charles III’s official coinage portrait, which was created by British sculptor Martin Jennings marking a new era for the British monarchy.

Presentation packaging

The coin is housed in official Royal Mint display packaging and accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.




Year 2022
Metal Gold
Fineness (% purity) 91.67
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 3.994
Maximum Diameter (mm) 19.30
Maximum Mintage 6,480
Finish Proof
Effigy Martin Jennings design of H.M. King Charles III

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