• 1926 Gold Sovereign George V Coin Perth Mint MS-63 obverse
  • 1926 George V Sovereign Coin Perth Mint MS-63 reverse
  • 1926 Gold Sovereign George V Coin Perth Mint MS-63 obverse
  • 1926 George V Sovereign Coin Perth Mint MS-63 reverse
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1926 Gold Sovereign George V Perth NGC MS-63

Buy the 1926 graded South Africa mint George V gold sovereign.

This 1926 Gold Full Sovereign George V Coin has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and has been given the grade of MS 63 or "Uncirculated" condition.

Struck in 22-carat / .917 fine gold, this coin contains 0.235 troy ounces of the precious metal.


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Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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Perth Mint Branch Mints

The five Royal Mint branches; London, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Pretoria issued a total of 13,663,346 British gold sovereigns in 1926. There were 1,313,578 coins issued in Perth.


The 'large head' portrait of George V's bare head facing left is on the obverse of the coin. The portrait Designer Edgar Bertram Mackennal was born in 1863 in Melbourne Australia. The legend which surrounds the kings portrait reads:


There are two types of George V gold sovereigns; those with the 'small head' portrait of George V, and those with the 'large head' portrait. 


The reverse of the 1926 Perth Mint sovereign features St George mounted on a horse slaying the dragon with his sword. This classic design has featured on the gold sovereign since 1817 and is the work of Italian sculptor Benedetto Pistrucci.


Weight / SizeFull
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.235
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Obverse DesignerEdgar Bertram MacKennal
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Issuing Monarch George V (1910-1936)
Mint / BrandPerth Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
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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 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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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.

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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 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.