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13967
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2018 Centenary of the First World War Gold Proof 3-Coin Set

The 2018 Centenary of the First World War coin set.

This set commemorates the end of the First World War in 1918. It features 3 x 22-carat gold proof coins in a proof finish from Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. The set contains 0.706 troy ounces of gold.

It is issue under number 53 of only 250 sets issued.

£1,243.07

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

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World War I

The Great War lasted for over 4 years, from 28th July 1914 to 11th November 1918.

After the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and his wife Sophie; a month of diplomatic talks between Britain, France, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary took place.

Serbia, whose officials were involved in the Archduke's assassination, provoked Austria-Hungary into a war by declaring a general mobilisation of troops. The talks broke down and Austria-Hungary ordered a partial mobilisation and a day later on the 28th of July 1914, declared war on Serbia. Russia entered the fray followed shortly by Germany. Germany declared war on France on 3rd August with Britain entering the war a day later.

The End of World War I

The Armistice of 11th November 1918 brought an end to the fighting and a ceasefire was declared on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. The empires of Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary and the Ottomans fell along with the Romanov, Hohenzollern and Habsburg dynasties.

Obverse

The obverse of Isle of Man coin features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.

QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISLE OF MAN 2018 ONE POUND

The other two coins feature the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The text on the coins read:

QUEEN ELIZABETH II BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY 2018 ONE POUND

QUEEN ELIZABETH II BAILIWICK OF JERSEY 2018 ONE POUND

Reverse

The reverse of the coins feature designs by Mike Guilfoyle and Matt Tindall.

Isle of Man - A soldier surrounded by poppies. The text reads: "1914 1918 THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERRMORE XI.XI.XI"

Guernsey - A soldier playing a bugle, with poppies in the background. The text reads "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM".

Jersey - The outline of a dove of peace, holding an olive branch. Inside the dove are the numbers '11.11.11' in one wing, '100' in the other,and '1914 - 1918' in the body. Poppies feature in the background. The following text appears around the coin. "CALM FELL. FROM HEAVEN DISTILLED A CLEMENCY. THERE WAS PEACE ON EARTH, AND SILENCE IN THE SKY".

Specification

MetalGold
Diameter22.05mm
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.706
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Issue Limit250
Obverse DesignerAssorted
Reverse DesignerAssorted
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)
Mint / BrandUnknown
CountryCrown Dependencies
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.

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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 < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £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.