• 1994 4-Coin Gold Proof Sovereign Set Presentation Box
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  • 1994 4-Coin Gold Proof Sovereign Set Presentation Box
  • 1994 4-Coin Gold Proof Sovereign Set Obverse
  • 1994 4-Coin Gold Proof Sovereign Set Reverse
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£2,372.32

1994 Gold Proof Sovereign 4-Coin Set

The 1994 gold proof four coin sovereign collection contains the the gold sovereign and half sovereign, along with the two pound coin, often called a double sovereign, and a five pound gold coin. The gold plated medallion included in this set has the design of a dog in 1994. 

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£2,965.48

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The 1994 gold set is a set with a difference. It includes the special Bank of England commemorative £2 coin, instead of the more usual St. George and Dragon design.

In 1994, nickel-brass two pound coins were issued, probably as part of a half-hearted consumer test to see public reaction to £2 coins. Special collector's versions were also issued in silver and gold. The gold sets of 1986 had also contained the Commonwealth Games design of £2, but the 1989 sets used their own exclusive Sovereign 500th Anniversary rather than the two different English and Scottish versions to commemorate the tercentenary of the Bill of Rights and the Claim of Right.

The issue quantity was less than a sixth of the 1985 issue. The issue limit placed on the 1994 set was 1,250 and only 918 were issued. There were 5,849 of the 1985 sets issued.

In 1990, the four coin gold proof set packaging was re-designed, 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. The medallion included in the 1994 sets has a dog on the reverse to mark the Chinese lunar year of the dog.

Obverse

The 1994 gold proof set features the third portrait of the Queen, as used from 1985 to 1997 inclusive on most British coins. This portrait was created by Raphael Maklouf and the coins feature the legend ELIZABETH II DEI·GRA·REG·F·D.

Reverse

Benedetto Pistrucci first designed the engraving of St George and the dragon in 1817. It is featured on the reverse of the half sovereign, sovereign and £5 coin in this set with the £2 coin featuring a design by Leslie Durbin to commemorate the tercentenary of the Bank of England.

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 Bank of England Tercentenary
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.

 

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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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