Quarter sovereign

In January 2009, the Royal Mint announced on its website that a new coin denomination, the quarter sovereign, would be introduced. Comprising 2 grams of 22 carat gold, the 13.5 mm diameter quarter sovereign is the smallest modern legal tender British gold coin. It is a quarter of the weight of a sovereign.

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