HC Deb 26 June 1958 vol 590 c35W
20. Mr. Dodds

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many sovereigns have been sold since 1st January, 1955; and what conditions govern the purchase of the sovereigns.

Mr. Simon

For the reason given in his answer to the hon. and gallant Member for Arundel and Shoreham (Captain Kerby) on 11th March, my right hon. Friend cannot disclose the number of sovereigns sold. The sovereigns are only released for circulation abroad and may be purchased for dollars or other convertible currency.

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