2006 St. George and The Dragon Sovereign Gold Proof 4 Coin Set


In the year 2006, a distinguished and majestic four-coin set was unveiled, celebrating the enduring legend of St. George and the Dragon. This set, composed of the Half Sovereign, Sovereign, Double Sovereign, and the prestigious Five Sovereign Gold Proof Coins, is a sterling representation of Britain’s rich numismatic history and the time-honoured tale of heroism and valour.

2006 St. George Half Sovereign Gold Proof Coin: This coin, the most petite in the set, is exquisitely crafted from 22-Carat Gold. It elegantly portrays the valiant St. George, engaged in his legendary combat with the dragon, a scene symbolizing bravery and heroism.

2006 St. George Sovereign Gold Proof Coin: The Sovereign, a linchpin of British coinage, is rendered with extraordinary detail. It depicts the iconic scene of St. George on horseback, courageously battling the dragon, embodying the spirit of determination and endurance.

2006 St. George Double Sovereign Gold Proof Coin: This Double Sovereign coin, with its enhanced size, brings to life the dramatic confrontation between St. George and the dragon in even greater detail. The larger format accentuates the intricacies of the design and the dynamism of the legendary skirmish.

2006 St. George Five Sovereign Gold Proof Coin: The pièce de résistance of the set, the Five Sovereign coin, is unmatched in its splendour. As the largest coin in the collection, it presents the St. George and Dragon motif in magnificent detail, offering a portrayal that is almost lifelike in its depiction of the mythical encounter.

Struck with meticulous precision, each coin in this set captures the essence of Benedetto Pistrucci’s classic St. George and the Dragon design, ensuring that every aspect of the narrative is portrayed with clarity and vibrance. The obverse of each coin features the regal portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, crafted by the renowned sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley, representing her reign at the time of minting.

With an impeccable grade of PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO, each coin in the 2006 St. George and The Dragon Sovereign Gold Proof 4 Coin Set represents the zenith of numismatic excellence, boasting faultless finishes and detailed craftsmanship. This set is not only a coveted piece for collectors but also a celebration of the legendary stories and traditions that are ingrained in British heritage and lore.

CollectionCoin sets, Sovereign
Set4 Set
Fineness / Carat0.9167/ 22
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
Obverse DesignerIan Rank-Broadley
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
CountryUnited Kingdom
MonarchElizabeth II (1952-2022)
GradePF 70
SecurityNGC Certified


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