Great Britain 2000 sovereign
This specimen was lot 1676 in Goldberg sale 81 (Los Angeles, September 2014), where it sold for $329. The catalog description noted, "Great Britain. Sovereign, 2000. Elizabeth II. PCGS graded MS-68 Millennium 1st Strike." This type starting 1998 features the fourth bust to be used on the sovereigns of Elizabeth II. These were sold to investors and collectors and not issued for circulation.
Recorded mintage: 129,069 plus 10,000 proofs.
Specification: 7.98 g, .917 fine gold.
Catalog reference: S.4430; KM-1002.
- Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 81: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2014.