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Product ID
13897
Stock status
In Stock
Intrinsic Value
£1,337.36
Estimated UK Delivery
£12.00

2018 Niue Gold Proof Lady Liberty Trade Dollar - East India Company

2018 Niue Trade Dollar Gold Proof Coin - East India Company.

This gold proof 1 oz coin is issued by the island nation of Niue, and is part of the East India Company’s five-coin 'Trade Dollar Collection'. The coin has a face value of $250 and comes with presentation box and certificate of authenticity.

It is struck in 24 carat (.9999) fine gold and contains one troy ounce of the precious metal. It has a mintage of just 200 coins.

£2,753.57

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

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Opium Wars

Following the opening up of trade in China in the wake of the Opium Wars, European and American merchants had flocked to China to purchase Chinese goods. However, Chinese merchants preferred to trade in silver specie in the form of dollars, making silver trade dollar coins very much in demand in the Orient.

US Trade Dollar

During the 1860s, an increase in trade between China and the United States paved the way for a ‘commercial’ US Trade Dollar that could compete with the silver trade coins used by other countries in the Orient. The new coins were struck .900 fine silver and weighed 420 grains (27.2 grammes), and were minted for export from 1873 until 1878. The production of proof trade dollars continued in limited numbers until 1883, however only a few proof examples exist today and are highly prized by collectors as a result.

Obverse

The obverse features the fourth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. She is surrounded by an Oriental-style border and features the denomination of 250 dollars.

QUEEN ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · 250 DOLLARS · 2018 ·

Reverse

The reverse shows the seated Lady Liberty holding an olive branch, which is inspired by the original US silver trade dollar design by William Barber.

THE EAST INDIA COMPANY · TRADE DOLLAR ·

Specification

MetalGold
Diameter32.77 mm
Weight / Size1 Ounce
Gold Weight Troy Ounces1
Fineness / Carat0.9999 / 24
Mintage Figure200
Issue Limit200
Obverse DesignerIan Rank-Broadley
Reverse DesignerWilliam Barber
Mint / BrandEast India Company
CountryNiue
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.