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14009
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Intrinsic Value
£529.55
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£6.00

2020 Gold Proof Sovereign Set George III - St Helena

2020 St Helena Gold Proof Sovereign Set - East India Company.

This set has an issue limit of only 500!

These special commemorative sovereign gold coins were issued by the East India Company to commemorate 200 years since the end of King George III's reign.

This gold coin set is comprised of 3 coins: a sovereign, a half sovereign and a quarter sovereign. Each coin is struck in 22-carat (0.917) fine gold, with the set containing a total of 0.4114 troy ounces of the precious metal. 

£1,337.41

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

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King George III

George III was one of Britain's longest serving monarchs, and sat upon the throne for nearly 60 years. He was however, one of the most unfortunate ones, and spent most of his final years in poor mental health, for which he is sadly, best known.

The Coinage Act 1816

In 1816, Britain was in the grip of a financial crisis!

During the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) and the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) Britain had exchanged large cash subsidies to pay nations such as Austria, Prussia and Russia to join British forces in the fight against France. As a direct result of the military and economic warfare against France, Britain was thrown into a state of great financial instability.

In order to restabilise Britain’s currency, the government introduced a series of coins, including the sovereign. These coins were truly worth their weight in gold and silver and the Act defined the value of the pound sterling relative to gold and silver. 

Obverse

The obverse shows the fifth definitive portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.

Reverse

The reverse of these coins are:

Sovereign

The sovereign coin features a modern interpretation of 1799 spade guinea, originally designed by Lewis Pingo. The inscription reads:

HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE 2020

Half Sovereign

The half sovereign design is inspired by the 1817 silver half crown. This was the first crown coin to be issued after the Coinage Act of 1816.

HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE

Quarter Sovereign

The quarter sovereign is a tribute to the 1798 'Dorrien Magens' shilling, which is considered the rarest shilling issued during King George III's reign. The inscription reads:

HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE 2020

Specification

MetalGold
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.411
Silver Weight Troy Ounces0
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Issue Limit500
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
Reverse DesignerAssorted
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)
Mint / BrandEast India Company
CountrySt Helena
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.