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1902 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Sydney

The 1902 Edward VII Sydney mint gold sovereign features the iconic engraving of St George and the Dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci. This original coin was struck in the King's coronation year.

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details.

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Coinage was not issued for Edward VII until the year of his coronation in 1902. Coins in high grades tend to be highly sought after. 1902 British sovereigns were issued by The Royal Mint in London and in the branch mints in Australia; Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

These coins were struck in 22 carat gold and were used as pound coins until the First World War. Two variations of the 1902 Sydney mint sovereign were issued, the circulated and the satin proof coin which is particularly rare. This sovereign is the uncirculated finish.


Mint mark Mint Mintage
L London 4,738,000
M Melbourne, Australia 4,267,000
S Sydney, Australia 2,813,000
P Perth, Australia 4,289,000
  Total 16,107,000


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George William De Saulles created the right facing effigy of Edward VII. De Saulles' initials De S. are positioned below the neck and an inscription reads EDWARDVS VII: D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX: F: D: IND: IMP:


The reverse of the 1902 Edward VII sovereign bears the famous design of St George and the Dragon by Italian engraver, Benedetto Pistrucci. The Sydney mint mark, S, is shown in the ground under the dragon. The year, 1902, is shown in the field below design with the engraver's initials B.P. placed to the right.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Alloy 22 carat gold
Fineness 0.916
Actual Gold Weight 0.2354 Troy oz
Obverse Designer George Walter De Saulles
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint Sydney
Mintage 2,813,000
Finish Uncirculated


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aVFaVF£524.88Out Of Stock
gFinegFine£504.88Out Of Stock
aVFVF£534.88Out Of Stock
VFVF£544.88In Stock
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
28 July 2016 gFine gFine £325.29
15 April 2018 gFine gFine £307.23
20 July 2020 aVF aVF £443.44
05 May 2023 aVF VF £465.14
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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.