• 1887 Gold Graded Full Sovereign Victoria Coin Single Collectable United Kingdom Sydney Mint reverse
  • 1887 Gold Graded Full Sovereign Victoria Coin Single Collectable United Kingdom Sydney Mint obverse
  • 1887 Gold Graded Full Sovereign Victoria Coin Single Collectable United Kingdom Sydney Mint reverse
  • 1887 Gold Graded Full Sovereign Victoria Coin Single Collectable United Kingdom Sydney Mint obverse
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1887 Gold Victoria Jubilee Head Sovereign Sydney Mint

The 1887 Gold Victoria Sovereign, features an obverse design of the Jubilee portrait of Queen Victoria by Sir Thomas Brock, with a reverse showing the iconic St George and the Dragon designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. 

Sovereigns were issued for Queen Victoria in almost every year from 1838 to 1901. There were three main obverse (head) designs, and two reverse designs. The jubilee head was produced from 1887 to 1893 inclusive.

In 1887, The Royal Mint in London, and the Australian mints in Melbourne and Sydney, all issued sovereigns.

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 £486.56

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We reccomend that you contact us before you make a purchase as the coin shown may not reflect the final product as we have such a huge range of stock, causing the occassional dellay in updating our images. 


The obverse of the 1887 gold sovereeign shows the Jubilee portrait of Queen Victoria by Sir Thomas Brock


St George and the Dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci is depicted on the reverse of the coin. 


Weight / SizeFull
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.235
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Obverse DesignerJoseph Edgar Boehm
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Issuing Monarch Victoria (1837-1901)
Mint / BrandSydney Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
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FinegFine£486.56Out Of Stock
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
20 July 2020 Fine gFine £474.24
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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. 

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

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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. 

Related Blogs

If you would like to hear more about some of the most significant numismatic pieces of the period we recommend the following: 

St George on Coins 

Victoria Jubilee Head Sovereign Information 

I've found an old coin, how much is it worth? 

A Brief History of Coinage in Britain

The story of the Sovereign