• 2011 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Cardiff 24453
  • 2011 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Cardiff 24455
  • 2011 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Cardiff 24454
  • 2011 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Cardiff 24453
  • 2011 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Cardiff 24455
  • 2011 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Cardiff 24454
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2011 UK Coin £1 Gold Proof Cardiff

The 2011 Cardiff £1 coin is the last in the British Cities series of four one pound coins released between 2010 and 2011. 

The Royal Mint issued the series representing the capital cities of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales over two years..

This British legal tender coin is struck in 22 gold proof and is exempt from Capital Gains Tax.


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

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In 2011, the two coins were released, one representing Cardiff and the other, Edinburgh. Each coin in this four coin series features a city badge as the main design with three smaller badges for the remaining cities.

The coin weighs 19.619g, which is almost three times the weight of a British sovereign. Each of these commemorative coin comes in a presentation box and is accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity. Only 524 of the gold proof coins were issued out of the original 1,000 limit. 

On 28 March 2017, the circulated round pound was replaced by the 12 sided £1 coin. On the 15 October the round £1 coin will cease to be legal tender. Read more about the pound coin in our blogs:

One Pound Coin Designs, The Complete Collection 1983 - 2017

Introducing the New 12 Sided One Pound Coin

One Pound Coin Specifications

Why Did They Make 2016 12 Sided £1 Coins?

What is a 2016 Twelve Sided New £1 Pound Coin Worth?


The obverse features the fourth portrait of the Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS, with the inscription:


The reverse design by Stuart Devlin features the city badge of Cardiff with the red dragon and the leek and the inscription CARDIFF ONE POUND. Three smaller badges for London, Edinburgh and Belfast are set below the main design.


Diameter 22.50 mms
Weight 19.61 grams
Alloy 0.9166
Fineness 22 carat gold
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Stuart Devlin
Actual Gold Content 0.5779 Troy oz
Mint The Royal Mint
Issue Limit 524 issued from 1,000 limit
Terms & Delivery

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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

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 £6. 
  • 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 +441253343081 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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Postal 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 under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.