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1998 European Economic Community Gold Proof 50p

Buy the 1998 European Economic Community Gold Proof Fifty Pence Coin

Struck in 22 carat gold to a proof finish, this commemorative coin comes in the original presentation box with a certificate of authentication.

£667.67

(VAT Exempt)

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Issued to celebrate the United Kingdom's 25th anniversary of its entry into the European Economic Community and also its Presidency of the European Union during the first six months of 1998.

  • Struck in 22 carat gold
  • Proof finish
  • Capital Gains Tax Exempt
  • Limited Mintage of 1,177
  • Original presentation box with Certificate of Authentication

To mark the occasion, the Royal Mint issued a magnificent gold proof fifty pence coin. The special reverse design by John Mills features a celebratory pattern of the twelve stars of the European Union together with the dates 1973 and 1998. We think it looks like starburst rockets in a firework display.

Obverse

The obverse bears the fourth UK coin portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley.

Reverse

The reverse features an engraving by John Mills. The design shows a pattern of the twelve stars of the European Union together with the dates 1973 and 1998.

Specification

Denomination: Fifty pence
Alloy: 0.9167
Weight: 15.5g
Actual Gold Weight 0.46 Troy oz
Diameter: 27.30mm
Finish: Proof
Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer: John Mills
Mint The Royal Mint
Mintage: 1177
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.

 

Postage 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 < £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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