• Gold 1820 George III Sovereign Coin Open 2 Reverse
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  • 1820 George III Sovereign Coin Reverse aVF
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  • Gold 1820 George III Sovereign Coin Open 2 Reverse
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1820 Gold Sovereign George III London

The 1820 gold sovereign of George III has a laureate head, with St. George & dragon reverse inside an inscribed garter.

It was the fourth and last date of George III sovereign.

There is only one main type, but there are a number of different varieties distinguished by the date numerals.

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Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details.

from £1,150.00

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Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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The variations of the date numerals will be shown in "style" after a grade has been chosen. 

  • Closed 2
  • Thin Date, Small 0, Closed 2
  • Large Date, Open 2
  • Roman I in Date
  • Short Date Height

Although some coins may have the same grade, they may differ slightly in wear, but not enough to determine another grade. This will be reflected in the price. 


The obverse depicts a laureate head of King George III.

The inscription reads



The reverse shows Benedetto Pistrucci's design of St. George slaying a dragon in a garter. The legend reads


This design was not used again until the 2017 Proof Sovereign and other anniversary coins to celebrate 200 years since the first modern sovereign. 


Weight / SizeFull
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.235
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Mintage Figure931,994
Spink Reference3785C
Obverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Issuing Monarch George III (1760-1820)
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
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aVFaVF£1,325.00Out Of Stock
FineFine£1,150.00Out Of Stock
gFine+gFine+£1,280.00Out Of Stock
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
19 June 2023 aVF aVF £1,325.00
01 July 2023 aVF aVF €1,533.80
15 September 2023 gFine+ gFine+ £1,280.00
14 November 2023 Fine Fine £1,150.00
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

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