This 2012 Diamond Jubilee British sovereign five coin gold proof set is struck in 22 carat gold. It contains five gold proof coins; the quarter sovereign, the half sovereign, the full sovereign, the double sovereign and the quintuple sovereign. This beautiful coin set comes in a wooden presentation box with a certificate.
See the rest of the 2012 Sovereign Collection.
The Queen celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in 2012. To commemorate this special occasion, a new St George and the Dragon reverse engraving by Paul Day was comissioned.
The 2012 sovereign is popular with collectors interested in 'type' sovereigns.
Previous one-off designs issued during Elizabeth II's reign include the 1989 500th Anniversary Sovereign, the 2002 Shield Reverse Sovereign issued to celebrate the Queens Golden Jubilee, the 2005 Sovereign featuring a stylised version of the traditional St George & Dragon design, the 2016 proof sovereign bearing the Queen's 90th birthday portrait and the 2017 sovereigns - both proof and uncirculated - issued to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Modern Sovereign.
These British legal tender coins are exempt from Capital Gains Tax and are classed as investment gold. You do not pay VAT on investment gold.
The obverse features Ian Rank-Broadley's fourth definitive UK coin portrait of Elizabeth II.
The 2012 reverse by Paul Day features a new interpretation of St. George and the Dragon. The engraver's initials are below the horse's hoof on the right of the coin and the date, 2012, is set on the left of the coin.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Paul Day|
|Mint||The Royal Mint|
|Quarter Sovereign Diameter||13.50mm|
|Quarter Sovereign Weight||1.997g|
|Quarter Sovereign Actual Gold Weight||0.0588 Troy oz|
|Half Sovereign Diameter||19.30mm|
|Half Sovereign Weight||3.99g|
|Half Sovereign Actual Gold Weight||0.1177 Troy oz|
|Sovereign Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Double Sovereign Diameter||28.40mm|
|Double Sovereign Weight||15.98g|
|Double Sovereign Actual Gold Weight||0.4708 Troy oz|
|Quintuple Sovereign Diameter||36.02mm|
|Quintuple Sovereign Weight||39.94g|
|Quintuple Sovereign Actual Gold Weight||1.1771 Troy oz|
|Actual Gold Weight of Whole Set||2.0599 Troy oz|
You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.
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.
View our full Terms & Conditions.
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.
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.
Full delivery information can be found by clicking here
You may be interested in reading these blogs: