• 1890 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Sydney 24714
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  • 1890 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Sydney 24714
  • 1890 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Sydney 24715
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1890 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Sydney

This 1890 Victoria Jubilee Head sovereign was struck in Sydney and features the classic St George and Dragon engraving on the reverse.

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Struck in 22 carat gold, 2,808,000 1890 Jubilee Head sovereigns were minted at the Sydney branch mint in Australia.

The Royal Mint in London and the Australian branch mint in Melbourne also issued 1890 sovereigns. A total of 11,811,424 sovereigns were struck by the three mints in this year. 


The Jubilee Head obverse was introduced in 1887 in order to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. The portrait with the small crown perched upon the Queen's head was designed by Joseph Edgar Boehm. His initials J.E.B. are in relief in the truncation. The coin bears the inscription VICTORIA D:G: BRITT:REG:F:D:, on this coin the D:G: is set closer to the crown.


All Jubilee Head sovereigns feature the St George and the Dragon design, which was originally engraved by Benedetto Pistrucci in 1817. The S mint mark in the ground below the dragon shows that this British circuation coin was produced in Sydney, Australia. The date and initials B.P. are in exergue.


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 Sydney
Mintage 2,808,000
Finish Uncirculated
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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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