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13933
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Intrinsic Value
£2,681.49
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2020 George III Gold Proof Sovereign 5-Coin Set - St. Helena

The 2020 King George III Gold Proof Sovereign 5-Coin Set

This coin set celebrates the 200th anniversary of the end of King George III's reign which lasted from 1760-1820.

The set holds over 2 ounces of 22-carat gold and features 5 variations of soveriegn weights representing coins of the age. These include representations of a five shilling crown, a 1790 Spanish silver dollar, a 1787-99 spade guinea, an 1817 silver half crown and a recreation of the rare 1798 Dorrien Magens shilling.

Only 100 sets were issued.

£6,705.94

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

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King George III (1738-1820)

George William Frederick of the House of Hanover was born at Norfolk House in St. James's Square on 4th June 1738 to Frederick, the Prince of Wales and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. He was born two months prematurely and was considered unlikely to survive. He grew to be a healthy but reserved and shy child and was educated by private tutors.

His father, being the next in line to the throne after George II died suddenly from a lung injury aged 44, leaving his son George as the heir apparent. On 25th October 1760, George II also died suddenly and the 22-year-old George became the new King.

Marriage & Issue

George married Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz nearly a year after his reign began. Together they had 15 children, including George Augustus Frederick who would succeed his father as King George IV upon his death in 1820.

Legacy

George III's reign lasted for 59 years and 96 days. His reign lasted longer than any of his predecessors and successors until the reign of Queen Victoria and later, Queen Elizabeth II.

Several British historians were hostile to George's reign although in later years, historian Lewis Namier would start a re-evaluation of the King and his reign.

His wars with the American colonists in the American War of Independence and the later Napoleonic Wars would perhaps be his most enduring legacies.

Obverse

The obverse features Jody Clark's portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II and is inscribed:

ELIZABETH II • DEI • REGINA • F • D • ST. HELENA

Reverse

The reverse of these coins bear an image of their original counterparts, including:

A modern interpretation of Benedetto Pistrucci's St. George and the Dragon;

A portrait of King Charles IV from the 1790 Spanish silver dollar;

The British Royal Arms design from the 1787-1799 spade guinea;

A recreation of the 1817 silver half crown with  a quartered crown with a smaller crown inescutcheon;

A recreation of the Dorrien Magens shilling from 1798.

Specification

MetalGold
Gold Weight Troy Ounces2.058
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Issue Limit100
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
Reverse DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
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.

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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.