• 1990 Whole Coin Set Sovereign - Four (4) Coins Gold Proof Presentation Box
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  • 1990 Whole Coin Set Sovereign - Four (4) Coins Gold Proof Presentation Box
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1990 Gold Proof Sovereign Four-Coin Collection

The 1990 gold proof sovereign 4-coin set features the third portrait of the Queen, as used from 1985 to 1997 inclusive on most British coins, but it is only the second four coin gold proof set (the other being 1985) to share this obverse design together with the classic Saint George and Dragon reverse design.

The four gold coins included in this collection are the gold sovereign and half sovereign, along with the two pound coin, often called a double sovereign, and a five pound gold coin.

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£3,102.69

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The only other four coin gold proof sets of the same type, with the Saint George and Dragon design and the third portrait, were issued in 1985, 1991, 1992, and 1993.

The issue quantity was less than one third of the 1985 issue. The issue limit placed on the 1990 set was 2,500 and only 1,721 were issued. There were 5,849 of the 1985 sets issued.

In 1990, the four coin gold proof set packaging was redesigned, and changed to a red leather box, and for the first time, a gold-plated medallion was including, with a crowned "Elizabeth R" above the date, and on the reverse of the medallion, a horse represents the Chinese year of the horse, in their 12 year cycle.

Obverse

The gold sovereigns in this set all feature the third definitive UK coin portrait of Elizabeth II by sculptor, Raphael Maklouf.

Reverse

Benedetto Pistrucci first designed the engraving of St George and the dragon in 1817. It is featured on the reverse of all of the coins in this set.

Specification

Denomination Diameter (mm) Weight (grams) Actual Gold Weight (troy ounces) Description
Five Pounds 36.02 39.94 1.1771 St. George & Dragon
Two Pounds 28.40 15.98 0.4708 St. George & Dragon
Sovereign (Pound) 22.05 7.98 0.2354 St. George & Dragon
Half Sovereign (Fifty Pence) 19.30 3.99 0.1177 St. George & Dragon
Total   67.90 2.0011  
Terms of Sale

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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

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 £9. 

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 +44 1253 343 081 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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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 < £1000 there is no additional fee

Orders > £1000 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1000 we apply a £1 fee. 

 

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