• 1887 Gold Sovereign Coin Victoria Jubilee Head London 25207
  • 1887 Gold Sovereign Coin Victoria Jubilee Head London 25206
  • 1887 Gold Sovereign Coin Victoria Jubilee Head London Reverse 396
    Reverse aVF
  • 1887 Gold Sovereign Coin Victoria Jubilee Head London Obverse 396
    Obverse aVF
  • 1887 Gold Sovereign Coin Victoria Jubilee Head London 25207
  • 1887 Gold Sovereign Coin Victoria Jubilee Head London 25206
  • 1887 Gold Sovereign Coin Victoria Jubilee Head London Reverse 396
  • 1887 Gold Sovereign Coin Victoria Jubilee Head London Obverse 396
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1887 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head London

This 1887 London mint sovereign was the first to feature the jubilee head portrait of Queen Victoria designed by Joseph Edgar Boehm. Struck in 22 carat gold, this British coin features the famous St George and Dragon reverse by Benedetto Pistrucci.

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details. Contact us if you require a photograph prior to purchase.

from £531.37

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

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This 1887 British sovereign was minted at the London Mint. Other mint marks available for this date are from the Sydney mint and the Melbourne mint, both in Australia.

There are three different sovereign types for 1887; the young head obverse with the shield reverse, the young head obverse with the St George and the Dragon reverse, and the jubilee head sovereign (featuring the St George and the Dragon reverse).


The jubilee head obverse was introduced to mark the fiftieth year of Victoria's reign. It was designed by the medalist and sculptor, Joseph Edgar Boehm.


All jubilee head sovereigns feature the St George and the Dragon reverse by Benedetto Pistrucci.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Alloy 22 carat gold
Fineness 0.916
Actual Gold Weight 0.2354 Troy oz
Obverse Designer Joseph Edgar Boehm
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint London
Mintage  1,111,280
Finish Uncirculated
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aEFaEF£596.57Out Of Stock
gVFgVF£553.97Out Of Stock
VFVF£531.37In Stock
aVFaVF£487.17Out Of Stock
gFinegFineASKIn Stock
FineFineASKIn Stock
Sold Prices
Date Obverse Reverse Price
27 April 2017 aEF aEF £426.68
21 May 2017 gFine gFine £332.11
24 May 2017 aVF aVF £347.35
25 September 2017 aEF aEF £423.96
27 September 2017 VF VF £376.34
05 October 2017 aEF aEF £423.96
09 January 2018 gFine gFine £334.40
12 February 2018 gVF gVF £396.00
19 February 2018 gVF gVF £399.49
02 March 2018 gFine gFine £330.06
06 May 2018 gFine gFine £334.82
15 August 2018 aEF aEF £434.50
01 November 2018 aVF aVF £343.56
20 November 2018 aEF aEF £439.35
10 December 2018 gFine gFine £338.30
14 February 2019 Fine Fine £340.93
28 October 2020 Fine Fine £447.39
06 November 2020 aEF aEF £598.13
23 November 2020 aEF aEF £566.32
27 November 2020 gVF gVF £511.83
01 December 2020 gVF gVF £515.19
08 December 2020 VF VF £505.52
29 December 2020 aVF aVF £459.22
08 January 2021 aVF aVF £456.72
22 May 2021 aVF aVF £440.94
02 June 2021 aVF aVF £444.29
05 July 2021 Fine Fine £410.82
09 November 2021 Fine Fine £427.83
10 January 2022 Fine Fine £419.62
22 March 2022 Fine Fine £458.77
24 March 2022 VF VF £533.81
23 June 2022 VF VF £537.78
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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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Delivery Information

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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Postal Insurance

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.