• 1823 Double Gold Sovereign George IV Bullion Coin EF 21065
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    W.W.P. Engraving
  • 1823 Double Gold Sovereign George IV Bullion Coin EF 21065
  • 1823 Double Gold Sovereign George IV Bullion Coin EF 21064
  • 1823 Double Gold Sovereign George IV Bullion Coin EF 21066
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1823 Gold £2 Double Sovereign Coin EF - George IV

For King George IV in 1823, a gold two pound coin was issued in sufficient quantities for circulation as for sale here, as well as a rare proof version.

For a brief history of British gold double sovereigns, and other two pound gold coins, please refer to our Two Pounds Information page.

Only in 1823, 1887, 1893, and 1902 were ordinary circulation types issued in addition to proof versions.

The 1823 two pound piece is the only gold two pounds with George IV on the obverse. 

Edge engraved in raised letters, DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI IV


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Please get in touch on 01253 343081 for a price and to check availability of other £2 coins or George VI coins which we have in stock but currently not advertised online. 

Guarantee - All our coins are guaranteed genuine, and we try to grade reasonably conservatively. For customers ordering by post, we want you to be delighted when you receive your coin. We thrive on repeat business and recommendation. 


The designer and engraver of the obverse of this £2 was Jean Baptiste Merlen, whose initials J.B.M. appear under the truncation of the neck of George the IV.


W.W.P. on the ground for Mint Master William Wellesley Pole, date in exergue. The initials B.P. lie below the ground on the right. 

The reverse is the very familiar St George and dragon design by Benedetto Pistrucci.


Diameter, Millimetres 28.40
Weight, Grams 15.98
Alloy (Carats) 22
Fineness (Millesimal) 916.6
Actual Gold Content (Grams) 14.63
Actual Gold Content (Troy Ounces) 0.4707
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
15 August 2019 EF EF £2,200.00
10 June 2020 EF EF £2,200.00
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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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