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1904 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne

The 1904 Edward VII Melbourne Mint sovereign is struck in 22 carat gold. This coin features Benedetto Pistrucci's engraving of St George and the dragon.

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from £481.96

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In 1904, The Royal Mint in London, and the Australian mints in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, all issued sovereigns. Mintmarks for the Australian branch mints are located in the ground below the dragon. This line is also called the exergue. The Melbourne mint produced the sovereign in two finishes; uncirculated and proof. The proof coin is extremely rare.


George William De Saulles' effigy of Edward VII faces right on the obverse of this 22 carat gold coin. The initials DeS. appear below the truncation and the legend around the coin reads EDWARDVS VII D:G:BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND:IMP:


Benedetto Pistrucci designed the St George and the dragon engraving for the reverse of the 1904 Edward VII sovereign. This design has featured on sovereigns and other coins since 1817 and is still used on modern sovereigns today. St George is attacking a dragon with his sword whilst mounted on a horse. The M mintmark is embedded in the exergue line and the year, 1904, and the Italian engraver's initials B.P. are in the field below.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Fineness 0.916
Obverse Designer Thomas Brock
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint Melbourne
Mintage 3,743,000
Finish Uncirculated
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
17 February 2019 gVF gVF £395.65
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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. 
  • 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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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.