Issued during the year Her Majesty the Queen celebrated her 50th anniversary of her Coronation. The 2003 proof Sovereign features the classic design of St. George slaying the dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci. The obverse features Ian Rank-Broadley’s fourth portrait of the Queen.
This coin is supplied encapsulated in its original case and outer box, compete with the Royal Mint Certificate of Authenticity.
15,000 individual proof Sovereigns were authorised for production in 2003 with 12,433 being minted. An additional 3,787 proof Sovereigns were minted for inclusion in the 3 and 4 coin Sovereign sets.