• 1893 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Melbourne 23010
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  • 1893 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Melbourne 23010
  • 1893 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Melbourne 23011
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1893 Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Melbourne

This 1893 sovereign was struck at the Melbourne Mint in Australia. The coin features the jubilee head obverse and St George and the Dragon reverse.

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 £492.68

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This 1893 sovereign was produced at the Melbourne Mint in Australia. Other British sovereigns were produced at the Sydney mint. No London mint sovereigns were produced. The Jubilee Head portrait was introduced in 1887, to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. The portrait replaced the 'young head' portrait, which was used from 1837 until the new design replaced it. The jubilee head was produced from 1887 to 1893 inclusive. All Victoria Jubilee Head sovereigns from 1887 to 1893 share the same obverse (head) design.


The obverse portrait of Queen Victoria was designed and engarved by Joseph Edgar Boehm.


The reverse of the coin was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci and first appeared on sovereigns in 1817. The coin shows the famous depiction of St George slaying the dragon. St George of course is the patron saint of England.


Weight / SizeFull
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.23535
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Obverse DesignerJoseph Edgar Boehm
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Issuing Monarch Victoria (1837-1901)
Mint / BrandMelbourne Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Price List
aVFaVF£510.48In Stock
gFinegFine£492.68In Stock
Sold Prices
Date Obverse Reverse Price
22 July 2017 aVF aVF £347.75
28 September 2017 aVF aVF £345.11
12 January 2018 gFine gFine £335.39
Terms & Delivery

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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 gold 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. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

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.
  • International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

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 < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £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.