• 1909 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne St George and the Dragon Benedetto Pistrucci
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  • 1909 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne 25277
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  • 1909 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne 25278 Bare Head designed by George W De Saulles
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  • graded aVF st george and the dragon designed by benedetto pistrucci
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    AVF Obverse Edward VII Bare Head designed by George W De Saulles
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  • 1909 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne St George and the Dragon Benedetto Pistrucci
  • 1909 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne 25277
  • 1909 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne 25278 Bare Head designed by George W De Saulles
  • graded aVF st george and the dragon designed by benedetto pistrucci
  • graded aVF
Stock status
4 Grades Available
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From 21.8%
Intrinsic Price
£318.20
Estimated UK Delivery
£6.00
Mint
M - Melbourne

1909 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne

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The 1909 Edward VII Melbourne mint sovereign features George William De Saulles' portrait of the king with Benedetto Pistrucci's famous engraving of St George and a dragon on the reverse.

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from £387.64

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In 1909, the three Australian branch mints in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, the Ottawa Mint in Canada and the Royal Mint in London, all issued Edward VII sovereigns.

If you are interested in the best value newly minted 1 0z gold coins for investment or alternatively CTG exempt investment options. 

Obverse

The obverse of this 22 carat gold coin bears the right facing portrait of Edward VII by George William De Saulles with the legend EDWARDVS VII D:G:BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND:IMP:

Reverse

The reverse of the 1909 gold sovereign bears St George attacking a dragon by Italian engraver, Benedetto Pistrucci. The mintmark, M, for Melbourne is located in the horizontal exergue line below the dragon.

Specification

Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Fineness 0.916
Obverse Designer George William De Saulles
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint Melbourne
Mintage 3,029,538
Finish Uncirculated
Price List
ObverseReversePriceAvailability
gVFgVF£404.11In Stock
VFVF£398.70In Stock
aVFaVF£392.98In Stock
aEFaEF£387.64In Stock
Sold Prices
Date Obverse Reverse Price
03 March 2020 aEF aEF £350.00
02 April 2020 aEF aEF £367.78
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

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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. 

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