• 1910 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne 20745
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  • 1910 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne 20745
  • 1910 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne 20746
Stock status
2 Grades Available
Surcharge
from £105.20
Premium
From 0%
Intrinsic Price
£313.30
Estimated UK Delivery
£6.00
Mint
M - Melbourne

1910 Gold Sovereign Edward VII Melbourne

The last sovereigns for Edward VII's short reign were issued in 1910. The Melbourne mint in Australia produced two variations of this 22 carat gold coin; the circulated sovereign and the proof sovereign.

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from £418.50

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The Edward VII sovereign was produced by five branch mints in 1910. These were the Ottawa mint in Canada, the Royal Mint in London and the three Australian branch mints; Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. As sovereigns remained in circulation as pound coins until the first world war, most Edward sovereigns are quite worn. Many people put aside a few shiny new coins from the first year of a reign, but not as many of the following years get saved. This often makes the subsequent years of a reign more difficult to find in top grade. The Melbourne branch mint in Australia produced two variations of this 22 carat gold coin; the circulated sovereign and the proof sovereign. The 1910 Edward VII Melbourne mint proof sovereign is very rare.

Obverse

The obverse design is the right facing bust of Edward VII by Royal Mint engraver, George William De Saulles. The legend on the obverse reads EDWARDVS VII D:G:BRITT:OMN:REX:F:D:IND:IMP:

Reverse

The reverse of the 1910 sovereign is easy to distinguish, as the toothed border is narrower than earlier Edward VII sovereigns. The design on the coin is the well known engraving of St George attacking a dragon which was created by Benedetto Pistrucci. The mintmark, M, for Melbourne is located in the ground below the wounded dragon.

Specification

MetalGold
Weight / SizeFull
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.23535
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Obverse DesignerGeorge William De Saulles
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Issuing Monarch Edward VII (1901-1910)
Mint / BrandMelbourne Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Price List
ObverseReversePriceAvailability
VFVF£448.60In Stock
aVFaVF£418.50In Stock
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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.