Since the dawn of the ‘new’ gold sovereign in 1817, collectors across the globe have shared a fascination with these spectacular coins. And with good reason.

They all share designs steeped in history - from the prestigious ‘St. George and the Dragon’ motif, to the innovative Sydney Mint Sovereign reverse. They are superb to look at, resplendent in 22-carat gold. And whether struck in Australia, Britain or other corners of the globe, they are instantly recognisable.

Downies’ range of sovereigns and half sovereigns spans the years of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V. Browse our range today and discover a new piece of golden history that you can hold in your hand.