The 2023 King Charles III Coronation Double Portrait Gold Sovereign Range

King Charles III and Queen Camilla Double Portrait

On Saturday 6th May, we are to bear witness to an event that has not been seen since 1937: the coronation of Britain’s new king, Charles III, and of his wife Camilla, as queen. The crowning of a new British monarch is an event that most of us will only ever see once. We now know that at the ceremony, we will see not only the crowning of King Charles III but also that of his wife who shall henceforth become known as Queen Camilla. This change to her titles is a sign of the deep affection the king has for the woman who is by his side.

Some truly exceptional coins had been proposed for the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla. They feature portraits of both the King and his new Queen, but given how rarely permission has ever been granted for multiple portraits on gold sovereigns, we did not hold out much hope. Now, we are delighted, if even a little shocked, that these coins have indeed been approved by Buckingham Palace! Introducing the 2023 King Charles III Coronation Double Portrait Gold Sovereign Range, and in particular, the one-eighth sovereign…

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King Charles III’s Coronation Crowns

Coronation Crowns

The coronation regalia, currently housed in the Tower of London, is a sacred collection which will play an incredibly significant role in the King’s crowning ceremony. Amongst the coronation regalia are three impressive crowns which you can expect to see during the King and Queen’s coronation on the 6th May 2023…

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State coaches used for King Charles III’s coronation

Royal State Coaches

King Charles III’s coronation on 6th May 2023 is an occasion steeped in history, and the event will see two processions take place; The King’s Procession and The Coronation Procession. Their Majesties will be transported through these processions using two historic coaches; the Diamond Jubilee State Coach and the Gold State Coach, and here we explore the significance of these two coaches.

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