This is the latest and current Gold Sovereign featuring the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The portrait of the Queen sees her wearing Diamond Jubilee drop pearl earrings and the King George IV State Diadem again, like the third portrait coins. This headpiece is the one worn for the annual State Opening of Parliament. At the time of this portrait the Queen was 88 years old.The front side of the coin features St George, riding a horse and trampling a dragon. On the reverse is the Queen's head and the accompanying Latin. Dei Gra Regina or Dei Gratia Regina means 'By the Grace of God, Queen'.
Manufacturer: The Royal Mint.