• 2016 Gold Proof Guinea 3 Coin Set - St Helena reverse
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2016 Gold Proof Guinea 3 Coin Set - St Helena

2016 Gold Proof St Helena East India Company 3-Coin Set.

This 3-coin set features a one guinea, half guinea and quarter guinea which are struck to the same weight and dimensions as the original coins.

All 3 coins are of a 0.917 (22-carat) fineness and feature angular rope milling. These are the first coins in 200 years to use it.

One of only 500 sets issued.


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

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The British Gold Guinea

The guinea came into existence in 1663 under King Charles II and held the value of £1, or 20 shillings.

By 1694 at the beginning of William and Mary's joint reign, the guinea was worth twenty one shillings and six pence. Because much of the silver coinage was old, worn, and badly clipped, before the end of their reign, by June 1695, the guinea was worth as much as thirty shillings. After Mary's death, during the sole reign of William III, there was a substantial re-coinage of the silver coinage, which stabilised the value of the guinea.

From the reign of George III in 1760, few silver or copper coins were struck, so that the state of the currency deteriorated again, until in 1817 another great re-coinage took place, with the guinea being replaced by the lighter weight sovereign.


The obverse features Raphael Maklouf's portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II surrounded by the lettering:


The coins also bear their denominations: £1.05 / 50p / 20p.


The reverse features a simplified shield with each quarter bearing the arms of England, Scotland, Ireland, Hanover and France.

The design also shows several crossing lines and sectional frosting representing the global reach of The East India Company.


Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.433
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Issue Limit500
Obverse DesignerRaphael Maklouf
Reverse DesignerUnknown
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)
Mint / BrandEast India Company
CountrySt Helena
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. 
  • 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.

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.