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2018 Piedfort Sovereign Design

2018 Piedfort Sovereign Design - What say you?  

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  1. 1. Will it have the 65 privy or not?


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The 2017 piedfort was released in June (if I recall rightly!) along with the SotD and the Five Sovereign.

I think it might have been pushed ahead to August this year due to the Sapphire Coronation and Prince George Sovereigns that came out in June/July.

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Yes the best guess (and leaked release schedule) is early August.

I expect it to have the privy, I'll be very disappointed if it doesn't - plus the excellent point by @westminstrel that next year can also be a 'first'.

I'm confused because I thought the 5 Sov was the same time but @RegalStacker seems to have one already (graded too!) from his Youtube vid The Weather, unless I am going crazy? :wacko:

And yes that one has the Sapphire privy.

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1 hour ago, kimchi said:

Yes the best guess (and leaked release schedule) is early August.

I expect it to have the privy, I'll be very disappointed if it doesn't - plus the excellent point by @westminstrel that next year can also be a 'first'.

I'm confused because I thought the 5 Sov was the same time but @RegalStacker seems to have one already (graded too!) from his Youtube vid The Weather, unless I am going crazy? :wacko:

And yes that one has the Sapphire privy.

That’s the Proof Five Sovereign with the 65 privy that was released in the Premium five coin Proof set (or whatever it was called).

The Mint also releases a Brilliant Uncirculated Five Sovereign in the middle of the year.

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5 minutes ago, Goldmick said:

Well im getting one if it has privy or not lol. 

So am I, for sure. Most experienced folk I've met through here are quite ambivalent though - while I (a newbie) think it will be an instant sell-out and the chance for a quick flip - like last year (but not for so much - maybe £100-£150) until prices (so far) bottomed out. Otherwise sit on it for a few years, it should do OK - Sapphire privy (hopefully)  and second one ever, so it looks like a new Sov line is being formed. It may not be a huge winner compared to others but I don't feel myself I will ever lose on this.

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35 minutes ago, kimchi said:

So am I, for sure. Most experienced folk I've met through here are quite ambivalent though - while I (a newbie) think it will be an instant sell-out and the chance for a quick flip - like last year (but not for so much - maybe £100-£150) until prices (so far) bottomed out. Otherwise sit on it for a few years, it should do OK - Sapphire privy (hopefully)  and second one ever, so it looks like a new Sov line is being formed. It may not be a huge winner compared to others but I don't feel myself I will ever lose on this.

Have we ever seen a successful Piedfort line/series from anywhere? I think special Piedfort sovereigns are cute, but every year?!

Edited by *tada*

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2 minutes ago, *tada* said:

Have we ever seen a successful Piedfort line/series from anywhere? I think special Piedfort sovereigns are cute, but every year?!

From what far wiser folk than me have said privately - absolutely 'no'.

Couldn't this be the first one though, as it's a 'Sov' and now obviously an annual thing?

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14 minutes ago, kimchi said:

From what far wiser folk than me have said privately - absolutely 'no'.

Couldn't this be the first one though, as it's a 'Sov' and now obviously an annual thing?

If very limited mintage - I'll consider it. Otherwise, probably not

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