• 1906 Gold Sovereign Edward VII London 24748
  • 1906 Gold Sovereign Edward VII London 24747
  • 1906 Gold Sovereign Edward VII London 24748
  • 1906 Gold Sovereign Edward VII London 24747
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1906 Gold Sovereign Edward VII London

The 1906 Edward VII gold sovereign displays Benedetto Pistrucci's engraving of St George killing a dragon. This 22 carat gold British coin was issued by the Royal Mint in London.

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.

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In 1906, the Royal Mint in London and the Australia mints in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth all issued Edward VII gold sovereigns. The sovereign was used in circulation as a one pound coin in the UK until the First World War. During the war, the government called for people to swap their sovereigns for treasury notes. Many sovereigns were melted down to pay for the country's debt to America. 

Mint mark Mint Mintage
L London 10,466,981
M Melbourne, Australia 3,657,853
S Sydney, Australia 2,806,000
P Perth, Australia 4,829,817
  Total 21,746,651



George William De Saulles created the effigy of Edward VII which features on the obverse of the coin together with the inscription EDWARDVS VII D:G:BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND:IMP:


The 1906 Edward VII sovereign bears the famous engraving by Benedetto Pistrucci of St George slaying a dragon on the reverse of the coin. No mint mark is present which indicates that the coin was minted in London by the Royal Mint.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Alloy 22 carat gold
Fineness 0.916
Actual Gold Weight 0.2354 Troy oz
Obverse Designer George William De Saulles
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint London
Mintage 10,466,981
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. 
  • 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.

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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. 

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