2016 Gold Proof Quarter Sovereign from the Royal Mint. Struck in 22 carat gold and featuring the Elizabeth II 90th Birthday portrait.
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This 22 carat gold British coin has a mintage of 1,750.
We received our first delivery on 18th November, 2015.
Not only can we guarantee that our prices for both the proof and bullion coins are cheaper than The Royal Mint's but buying from us you also get the benefit of buying from expert professional numismatists who have been in the business for nearly 50 years. While we appreciate the Royal Mint have existed for longer, we know more about sovereigns and half sovereigns than they do!
The proof version of 2016 sovereigns feature a different obverse portrait to mark the Queen’s 90th Birthday. This coin bears the James Butler portrait of Elizabeth II, as used on the 2015 Longest Reigning Monarch coins. The coin bears the legend ELIZABTH II·DEI·GRA·REGINA·FID·DEF and the designer's initials JB.
The reverse bears the classic engraving of St George and the Dragon by Italian designer, Benedetto Pistrucci. His initials and the date are set below the design.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.0588 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||James Butler|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Mint||The Royal Mint|
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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 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.
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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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