• 2016 Gold Proof Half Sovereign Graded - PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO reverse
  • 2016 Gold Proof Half Sovereign Graded - PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO reverse slabbed
  • 2016 Gold Proof Half Sovereign Graded - PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO obverse slabbed
  • 2016 Gold Proof Half Sovereign Graded - PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO reverse
  • 2016 Gold Proof Half Sovereign Graded - PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO reverse slabbed
  • 2016 Gold Proof Half Sovereign Graded - PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO obverse slabbed
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2016 Gold Proof Half Sovereign NGC Graded - PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO

2016 Gold Proof Half Sovereign Graded - PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO

Struck in 22-carat / 0.917 fine gold, this coin is struck a high quality proof finish. The coin features the 90th birthday portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, exclusive to the 2016 sovereigns!

This gold proof half sovereign has been given the highest possible grade by the Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC). 

See the rest of the 2016 sovereign collection here


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

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Queen's 90th Birthday

The 2016 half sovereigns are the first to feature the Queen's 90th Birthday Portrait by the renowned sculptor, James Butler on the obverse. With a nominal value of 10 shillings (fifty pence), this British coin is struck in 22 carat gold and has a limited mintage of 2,000 as individual coins. A maximum of 3,675 may be issued but the balance will be in commemorative sets.

We are usually able to offer proof half sovereigns at a discount compared with The Royal Mint (and many of our competitors). In recent years the trade discount price has reduced, however we aim to keep our price below that of The Royal Mint and as competitive as possible.


The 2016 gold proof half sovereign bears the 90th Birthday portrait of Elizabeth II created by James Butler. His initials, JB, are set below the Queen's hairline. The inscription reads:



The reverse features the famous St George and the Dragon design, by Benedetto Pistrucci. This engraving first appeared on sovereigns in 1817. The year and initials BP are in exergue.


Weight / SizeHalf
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.118
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Mintage Figure3,675
Issue Limit2,000
Obverse DesignerJames Butler
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

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 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. 

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.

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.

Full delivery information can be found by clicking here.

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.