A Discussion with Jody Clark

A conversation with Jody Clark

For the third time, British master of coin design Jody Clark has reworked the classical St George and the dragon design for us here at Hattons of London, featuring on our latest release; The 2023 Prince George’s 10th Birthday Gold Sovereign Range.

The tale of St George has a long association with the monarch, and also with the gold sovereign coin series. We spoke with Jody Clark about what it was like to create this new rendition of St George slaying the dragon…

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Q&A with Coin Designer Jody Clark

Q&A with coin designer Jody Clark

The 2023 King Charles III Greatest Monarchs Gold Sovereign Series features a portrait of King Charles III by artist Jody Clark. Jody Clark also designed the Fifth (and final) Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II which appeared on all of her British coinage from mid-2015 to last year.

Jody has created some incredible designs for Hattons of London, so we decided to speak to him about his creative journey and what it was like to design this important gold sovereign ‘first’ series. Here is what he had to say….

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Q&A with Coin Designer Matt Dent

Our latest release, The 2022 Tutankhamun Discovery 100th Anniversary Gold Sovereign Range, are the first ever gold sovereigns to feature a selectively enamelled design; deep black enamel to simulate the priceless treasures of Tutankhamun’s tomb emerging from the dark. The genius behind this approach is renowned artist Matt Dent, designer of the current British circulating coins, 1p to 50p.

We spoke to Matt about his journey through the creation of these designs, and here is what he had to say about what it was like to design this important gold sovereign ‘first’ series….

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