• 1925 Gold Sovereign George V Melbourne 24457
  • 1925 Gold Sovereign George V Melbourne 24456
  • 1925 Gold Sovereign George V Melbourne 24457
  • 1925 Gold Sovereign George V Melbourne 24456
From 0%
from £126.00
Estimated UK Delivery
Stock status
2 Grades Available
Product ID

1925 Gold Sovereign George V Melbourne

This 1925 sovereign was minted at the Melbourne mint. The "M" mint mark can be found at the bottom of the St George reverse. The obverse features the "Large head" George V portrait.

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details.

from £572.72

(VAT Exempt)
Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

More Info

Price List

Sold Prices

Terms & Delivery

More Info


The 1925 sovereigns were minted at two branch mints in Australia; Sydney and Melbourne. They were also minted in South Africa at the Pretoria Mint as well as the main mint in London; The Royal Mint.

This Melbourne mint gold coin has a minatge of less than 300,00. Most other year sovereigns minted at Melbourne during the reign of King George V have mintage figures of above one million. 


The obverse features the "large head" portrait of George V's bare head facing left, the portrait was designed by Australian artist Bertram Mackennal. The legend which surrounds the kings portrait reads:



Benedetto Pistrucci's famous St George and Dragon design features on the reverse. The mint mark is also on the reverse, below the slayed dragon.


Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Fineness 0.9167
Obverse Designer Bertram MacKennal
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint Melbourne
Mintage 278,140
Price List
aEFaEF£736.44Out Of Stock
gVFgVF£688.54In Stock
VFVF£572.72In Stock
aVFaVF£575.42Out Of Stock
Sold Prices
Date Obverse Reverse Price
23 October 2017 aEF aEF £477.33
15 June 2019 aEF aEF £504.73
26 January 2023 gVF gVF £0.00
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

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.

View our full Terms & Conditions.

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. 

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.

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.

Full delivery information can be found by clicking here.

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 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.