The 2020 gold £2 coin, or 2020 double sovereign, is a popular choice for gold investors looking to buy bullion at low premiums.
These pound sterling coins are exempt from capital gains tax and are one of the most iconic bullion coins in the world. Struck in 22ct fine gold, each coin contains 0.4708 troy ounces of the precious metal.
These coins are supplied loose. If you order 15 coins they will be supplied in a tube at no extra charge. You can add 29mm capsules to your order in the basket.
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The first double sovereign (£2 coin), was issued in 1820 for George III, and is considered by some to be be a pattern coin. Under George IV, another gold two pound was made in 1823, and this included proof and circulation issues. In 1824, 1825, and 1826, more coins were issued, but only as proofs. The coronation of William IV in 1831 saw another gold two pound proof being produced, but only as part of a 14-coin proof set. For Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887, proof and circulation versions were issued, and this was repeated in 1893 with the introduction of her "Old Head" coinage. The coronation of Edward VII in 1902 saw the fourth and final time that a gold two pound coin was issued for circulation.Proofs were also issued in complete 13-coin sets. In 1911 and 1937, for the coronations of George V and George VI, proof gold two pounds were also issued as part of sets.
In 1953, for the coronation of Elizabeth II, a very small number of gold proof sets, including two pounds, are known to have been produced, but these were never made generally available, and we believe none have ever appeared on the open market. If we ignore this last coin, there are a total of 11 different dates of gold two pounds issued between 1820 and 1979, of which, 4 dates were priduced for circulation. From 1980, the Royal Mint began actively producing and marketing coins for collectors, and this has included gold two pound coins.
The 2020 gold double sovereign is a great choice for investors who are interested in capital gains tax exempt gold bullion. Investment gold is VAT-free and historically has been seen as a safe haven in times of economic uncertainty. The British sovereign started as a circulation coin in 1817 and continues to be a favourite choice of both investors and coin collectors.
Jody Clark's fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse of the coin.
The reverse features Benedetto Pistrucci's iconic depiction of St. George slaying the dragon.
|Weight / Size||Double|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.471|
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||0|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||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 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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