• 1974 Isle of Man Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Bullion Coin obverse
  • 1974 Isle of Man Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Bullion Coin reverse
  • 1974 Isle of Man Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Bullion Coin obverse
  • 1974 Isle of Man Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Bullion Coin reverse
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1974 Isle of Man Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Bullion Coin

The Isle of Man 1974 Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Bullion Coin was minted by the Pobjoy Mint and features the second obverse portrait of Elizabeth II, along with a depiction of a Norse warrior on horseback.

  • Manufactured by Pobjoy Mint
  • 22 carat gold / 0.9167 fineness
  • Contains 0.2354 troy ounce of the precious metal
  • Exempt from VAT
  • Weight: 7.98g
  • Diameter: 22.05mm


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

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Who was Arnold Machin?

Arnold Machin (1911-1999), a notable British sculptor, is renowned for designing the second royal portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on UK coins and stamps. The portrait was featured on United Kingdom decimal coins from 1968 to 1984.

Norse Vikings In Isle of Man

In the era known as the Viking Age, from the late 8th to the early 11th centuries, the Isle of Man became a notable focal point for Norse Vikings. This encompassed warriors, settlers, and traders who used the island strategically for their seafaring endeavors. Their connections to trade routes and exploits across the Irish Sea and beyond left an enduring mark on the Isle of Man's culture, and history.


The obverse features the Arnold Machin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. 


The reverse shows a Norse warrior on horseback, making this very similar in appearance to the St. George and dragon reverse which is so familiar on British sovereigns.


Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.235
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Obverse DesignerArnold Machin
Reverse DesignerPobjoy Mint Engravers
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Mint / BrandPobjoy Mint
CountryIsle of Man
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

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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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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.

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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 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.