Gold proofs are the names given to gold coins which have undergone meticulous attention-to-detail as part of their production process. One of the benefits of owning Gold Poof coins are the Excellent standard of condition the coins are guaranteed to be. The perfect and sharp milled edging of these coins is one of the first indicators that you are owning Gold Proof Coins / Sets.
Proof gold coins have a perfect finish and design as all aspects of the coin will have been rigorously checked to ensure that it meets an Excellent standard. This rigorous checking process means that Gold proof coins are limited to a production of 50 pieces per hour, rather than 100’s of pieces an hour of a loose sovereign.
The perfect, hand finished dyes are a key piece of equipment in the production process when minting proof coins, this further ensures that the coin has a sharp and crisp coin edge. In between the production, the dyes are cleaned with air to reduce imperfections in production.
How is a proof coin different from a normal or loose sovereign?
The attention to detail in the production process and the commitment to Excellence is the main difference between a proof and a standard sovereign.
Proof coins appeal to coin collectors who can appreciate the quality of the gold coin on top of its bullion value.
Buy loose proof, proof coins and boxsets at the low premiums from Hatton Garden Metals.