We keep 1923 sovereigns in stock for immediate delivery. We try to maintain a stock of all dates of gold sovereigns, because 1923 is one of the more difficult dates of George V, we make an extra effort to ensure that we have some in stock.
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Not every date exists for gold sovereigns. The London mint stopped producing sovereigns after 1916, although a few 1917s were issued. From 1917, only the branch mints continued to issue sovereigns, and by 1923 only the three Australian mints in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth were issuing them. The Pretoria mint in South Africa only came into production in 1923.
The Perth Mint issued 2,124,154 sovereigns in 1923, Melbourne 511,129, Sydney 416,000 and Pretoria only 584. Many of these may have been melted down.
Low Mintage - The total mintage figure for 1923 was quite low, compared with over over 30 million in some years.
|S.A.||Pretoria, South Africa||584*|
*Krause seems to suggest that the mintage is 64 for circulation issues and 655 for proof issues.
|Weight / Size||Full|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.235|
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||0|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Edgar Bertram MacKennal|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||George V (1910-1936)|
|Mint / Brand||Melbourne Mint|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|gVF||gVF||£527.25||Add Stock Alert|
|gVF||aEF||£540.35||Add Stock Alert|
|05 November 2019||gVF||aEF||£500.94|
|24 April 2020||gVF||gVF||£563.82|
|30 October 2020||gVF||aEF||£592.52|
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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.
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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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