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  • 2008 Gold Proof Half Guinea Coin Tristan Da Cunha - Lord Nelson Reverse
    Reverse
  • 2008 Gold Proof Half Guinea Coin Tristan Da Cunha - Lord Nelson Obverse
    Obverse
  • 2008 Gold Proof Half Guinea Coin Tristan Da Cunha - Lord Nelson Presentation Box
    Presentation Box
  • 2008 Gold Proof Half Guinea Coin Tristan Da Cunha - Lord Nelson Reverse
  • 2008 Gold Proof Half Guinea Coin Tristan Da Cunha - Lord Nelson Obverse
  • 2008 Gold Proof Half Guinea Coin Tristan Da Cunha - Lord Nelson Presentation Box
Product ID
6898
Stock status
In Stock
Intrinsic Value
£159.39
Estimated UK Delivery
£6.00

2008 Gold Proof Half Guinea Coin Tristan Da Cunha - Lord Nelson

This is a 2008 Gold Proof Half Guinea Coin from Tristan Da Cunha. 

This coin was issued to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Lord Admiral Nelson.

It was minted by the Commonwealth Mint & Philatelic Bureau on behalf of the British Overseas Territory, Tristan da Cunha. It is struck in 22 carat gold fineness.

£227.21

(VAT Exempt)
Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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Tristan da Cunha

Up until 1999, coins of Tristan da Cunha showed the full name of the island in their legends. Since 2005, the country name has been removed, and the acronym TDC appears instead. This may have coincided with LMO (London Mint Office) starting to market Tristan da Cunha coins. In their advertising and promotional material, the name Tristan da Cunha is hardly ever mentioned, and then perhaps only in the small print. Photos often show the reverse side of the coin overlapping the obverse side, obscuring, or partly obscuring, the TDC lettering.

We believe LMO do this to sucker buyers into thinking they are getting a British coin, not one from a small island over 8,000 miles away. The first time we saw it, we asked WTF is TDC!

Commonwealth Mint & Philatelic Bureau Ltd

We looked up Commonwealth Mint & Philatelic Bureau Ltd, using duedil.com, and found the information given on tristandc.com to be incorrect. Commonwealth Mint & Philatelic Bureau Ltd was incorporated on 13th April 2005, and changed its name on 13th December 2005, from "London Mint Connection Limited"; close, but not the same. Precision is very important when it comes to registration of company names, as a slighly different name would denote and belong to a completely different company.

Obverse

The head side, normally classed as the obverse, features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

The inscription reads:

HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II TDC 2008

Reverse

The reverse shows an iconic image of Admiral Lord Nelson.

HALF GUINEA

Specification

MetalGold
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.124
Silver Weight Troy Ounces0
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Issue Limit499
Obverse DesignerIan Rank-Broadley
Reverse DesignerUnknown
Mint / BrandThe Commonwealth Mint
CountryTristan Da Cunha
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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

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Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

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  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
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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 < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

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