• 2021 David Bowie - Music Legends 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin reverse
  • 2021 David Bowie - Music Legends 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin obverse
  • 2021 David Bowie - Music Legends 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin reverse
  • 2021 David Bowie - Music Legends 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin obverse
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2021 David Bowie - Music Legends 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin

2021 David Bowie One Ounce Gold Coin.

This Royal Mint bullion coin is struck from 0.9999 fine (24 carat) gold. Each coin contains one troy ounce of the precious metal. 

The reverse design features a depiction of David Bowie, with a lightning bolt in the background. 

This is the third release in The Royal Mint's Music Legends Series.

These UK coins have a mintage of just 2,500! Each coin has a face value of £100 and comes in a protective capsule. 

As British pound sterling coins and UK legal currency, they are exempt from capital gains tax.


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

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David Bowie

Bowie is undoubtedly one of the most influential musicians in modern history. Known for his creative style and innovative and constantly evolving music, as well as his alter ego, Ziggy Stardust.

Born David Robert Jones in 1947, Bowie started playing the saxaphone at an early age and showed an interest in modern jazz. For his early perfromances he used the stage name Davie (or Davy) Jones, but changed it to avoid confusion with the actor Davy Jones, who had found success with The Monkees. Bowie chose to name himself after the Bowie knife as 'it cuts both ways'.

Bowie has sold over 100 million records. Some of his best known works include Heroes, Life on Mars, Let's Dance, Changes and his collaboration with Queen on the song Under Pressure. He was also an accomplished actor, with performances in The Prestige, The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Snowman, Zoolander, Extras and 80's cult classic, Labyrinth.

Privy Council

We first heard about the coin after the Privy Council published information about it. The Privy Council is made up of senior politicians who advise the Queen on such matters as bank holidays, coinage and lively company statuses. The Royal Mint have to submit any new coin designs to The Privy Council for approval and that information is then announced on the Privy Council website.


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


The reverse was also designed by Jody Clark. It shows a depiction of David Bowie, with the iconic lightning bolt in the background. 'BOWIE' appears at the bottom, with stars in the upper field.

The border reads:

2021 1OZ FINE GOLD 999.9


Weight / Size1 Ounce
Gold Weight Troy Ounces1
Fineness / Carat0.9999 / 24
Mintage Figure2,500
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
Reverse DesignerJody Clark
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
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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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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. 

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.

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For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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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. 

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