The King Charles III 75th Birthday Sovereign Series

Dissecting the King Charles III 75th Birthday Sovereign Series

Our latest gold sovereign range; The 2023 King Charles III 75th Birthday Gold Sovereign Range, features a design in the style of the gold ‘Carolus’ coins of the King’s 17th-century predecessor and namesake, King Charles I, making an intriguing historic connection between British monarchs some four centuries apart.

Each coin in this series features the same design: namely, a portrait of King Charles III, wearing the St Edward’s crown and resplendent in his coronation robes, holding the orb in one hand and the sceptre in another. In this blog, we will be dissecting the key features of the coin design from this remarkable range…

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King Charles III and his 75th Birthday

Earlier this week, on 14th November 2023, King Charles III celebrated his 75th birthday. This was the first time in over 200 years that a reigning British king has celebrated this milestone birthday. In fact, only two other British kings have ever reached their 75th birthday; George II and George III, although no celebrations of any kind were held in their honour.

Were you wondering what kind of celebrations took place to mark this milestone birthday? If so, continue reading as we cover everything there is to know about His Majesty’s 75th birthday…

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Everything you need to know about the Battle of the Nile

Lord Nelson Battle of the Nile

The Battle of the Nile, also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, took place on 1st August 1798. It was a naval battle between the British Royal Navy and the Navy of the French Republic.

Dubbed “the most overwhelming naval victory in the age of sail” by historians at the Royal Navy, here is everything you need to know about another one of Britain’s most notable victories…

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The 2023 King Charles III 75th Birthday Gold Sovereign Range

After more than seventy years as heir to the throne, King Charles III has had the longest wait in British history. Upon his accession, he became the oldest monarch in British history to inherit the throne – which means that this 75th birthday is his first milestone birthday celebration of his reign!

Now, as His Majesty’s 75th birthday approaches, a series of limited edition gold sovereign coins is being released in tribute to this milestone in his lifetime. For the first time in over 200 years of gold sovereign history, the birthday of a reigning British king is being marked by the striking of commemorative gold sovereign coins! Introducing the 2023 King Charles III 75th Birthday Gold Sovereign Range, and in particular, the one-eighth sovereign…

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