Best Value Victoria Young Head Shield Sovereign Coins.
These 22 carat gold bullion sovereigns are exempt from capital gains tax and are our lowest premium shield sovereigns. Although these coins are classified as bullion, the coin you receive may be in a better than bullion condition.
Shield sovereigns are often more desirable to collectors than the St George and the dragon reverse coins, as they were only produced from 1838 until 1887.
All gold bullion sovereigns are bought and sold based on their metal content. There may be wear and edge knocks on the coins which does not take away from the technical specifications. If you wish to buy a better condition coin, please browse through our graded sovereigns.
As these are "our choice" of coin, the year will vary. This allows us to offer these shield sovereigns at very competitive premiums.
The obverse shows the young head portrait of Queen Victoria. It was designed by William Wyon.
The reverse displays a crowned shield of the Royal Arms. It was designed by Jean Baptiste Merlen and was used on sovereigns from 1838 until 1887.
|Weight / Size
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces
|Fineness / Carat
|0.917 / 22
|Jean Baptiste Merlen
|Mint / Brand
|The Royal Mint
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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.
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.
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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.
If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.