Antique, full sovereign with King Edward V11 head and George & the Dragon, date 1907
A full gold sovereign dated 1907 in good condition
The weight of a gold Sovereign is 7.98 grams, with a pure gold content of 7.32240 grams. All Sovereigns have a fineness of 916.7, meaning out of 1000 parts, that is how many are pure gold. This has been the purity of Sovereigns since 1817, when the coin was reintroduced to Britain.