Buy the first bullion gold £5 also known as a quintuple sovereign or a five pound piece. This year was the only year a bullion quintuple sovereign was issued.
Way back in 1902, five pound gold coins were issued for circulation, but even then, they were probably mainly hoarded as curiosities and keepsakes as the modern cupro-nickel £5 crowns are nowadays.
This coin was issued by The Royal Mint in 2000 and is struck as a bullion coin. The Royal Mint did not go on to produce bullion gold £5 for later years so this coin is a one of a kind. This pound sterling coin is British legal tender, so is exempt from capital gains tax.
Sovereigns can be issued in a number of different sizes and finishes. The £5 quintuple sovereign is the largest size that is issued.
These coins were orginally issued in blister packs.
The obverse bears the fourth definitive coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley with the inscription:
The reverse shows Benedetto Pistrucci's design of St George and the Dragon as seen on the bullion sovereigns coins issued in the same year.
|Obverse Designer:||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer:||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Mint:||The Royal Mint|
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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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