• Obverse of Elizabeth II Fifth Portrait Gold Bullion Sovereign
  • Obverse of Elizabeth II Fifth Portrait Gold Bullion Sovereign
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Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Fifth Portrait Bullion Coin

These Gold Sovereign Bullion Coins feature the Fifth Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, engraved by Jody Clark.

  • Manufactured by The Royal Mint
  • 22 Carat / 0.9167 fineness
  • Contains 0.2354 troy ounce of the precious metal
  • Exempt from Capital Gains Tax & VAT
  • Weight: 7.98g
  • Diameter: 22.05mm

This coin comes loose and you can add a 22.5mm capsule, presentation case or gift box to your order in the basket. We also sell Deluxe Wooden Presentation Boxes for the coin.

There may be slight wear and edge knocks on these sovereigns which does not take away from their bullion value.


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

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Jody Clark

Designed by Royal Mint engraver, Jody Clark, the fifth definitive UK coin portrait features a bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing the King George IV State Diadem. This portrait shows an 88 year old Queen with deep wrinkles around the eye and nose to mouth area.

The Queen has the Diamond Jubilee drop pearl earring 's and her chin is lifted slightly which has been said to indicate that she is looking positively towards the future. The truncation is shaped into a sweeping curve. This portrait was introduced in 2015 and continues to be used today.

Gold Sovereigns

The gold sovereign coin is an attractive choice for the investor who is looking to buy gold bullion at competitive prices. Struck in 22 ct gold, the sovereign contains 0.2354 troy ounce of gold. We have added fantastic quantity breaks so whether you are buying 1 or 1,000, you will get more gold for your money.

The modern sovereign was introduced in 1817. Issued with a nominal value of one pound, it was a circulation coin in Britain until the middle of World War I and abroad until 1932. The sovereign was reintroduced in 1957 as an investment coin to meet demand for gold bullion.

Secondary Market Sovereigns

All gold bullion sovereigns are bought and sold based on their metal content. Second-hand sovereigns may show some signs of wear or have some small scratches, scuffs and edge knocks. However, all secondary market sovereigns sold by us are of bullion standard, and offer a very cheap way of investing in gold. If you wish to buy a better condition coin, please search for graded sovereigns. 


The fifth coinage portrait of Elizabeth II was introduced in March, 2015. It was designed by the Royal Mint artist, Jody Clark. 


The reverse design may vary by year. The most common Sovereign reverse was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci and shows St. George slaying the dragon. 


Diameter 22mm
Weight 7.98g
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Fineness 0.916
Gold Content 0.2354 oz
Obverse Jody Clark
Reverse Various
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. 

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.

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.

Full delivery information can be found by clicking here.

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 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. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.