The British pound has its origins in continental Europe in the Roman era. Its name derives from the Latin word "poundus" which means "weight." The pound was a unit of currency as early as 775 AD in Anglo-Saxon England, subsequently Atelstano of England, the first king of England adopted the pound as the first national currency by establishing mints across the country to supply the growing nation. One side of the coin depicts Saint George on horseback killing the dragon, with Queen Elizabeth II on the other
Italpreziosi produces gold bullions and bars, delivered with advanced technology that will produce high quality and value. The bars made from Italpreziosi obey the rules dictated from LBMA, the London Bullion Market Association, and with a minimum of 350 troy ounces (about 10.9 kg) up to a maximum of 430 troy ounces (about 13.4 kg).
The purity minimum allowed is 995.0 shares per thousand of pure gold. As for the bullions, however, all the pieces are of a purity 999,9 parts per thousand of pure gold. The bars and bullions melt bearing the serial number, the mold of Italpreziosi, the purity and the weight.
As for the silver ingots, all the sizes have a purity of 999/1000 of silver.
All products are followed by a certificate of guarantee that it attests the various quantitative characteristics. Italpreziosi is an Associate Member of the LBMA, the London Bullion Market Association, and Member RJC Responsible Jewellery Council, with certification Code of Practises and Provenance Claim Bolt-On.
All our coins are delivered in special blister packs and accompanied by a guarantee certificate. the year of coinage in the picture is purely indicative.