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Great Britain Gold Sovereigns George V In Stock

Tavex is pleased to present the King George V sovereign gold coin, part of Britain’s most famous ... read more
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1-9 341,14 €
323,41 €
10-14 339,85 €
323,41 €
15+ 338,87 €
323,41 €
Same day self pick-up from Tavex office - FREE
Delivery via Posti - 8,00 €

Introduction

Tavex is pleased to present the King George V sovereign gold coin, part of Britain’s most famous and longest issued gold coin series. The sovereign, introduced for the first time more than 500 years ago, is world renowned for its impeccable accuracy, strong liquidity and high quality. Hailed throughout the British Empire as “the chief coins of the world”, they were at the heart of the classical gold standard, playing a key role in international finance and trade. Sovereign gold coins were also used as legal tender currency by more than 20 countries during the nineteenth century, which is testimony to their widespread influence. This legacy is treasured by the current UK government which still deems the King George V sovereign gold coin as official legal tender. Gold sovereigns have a real and permanent tangible value, and thus will make a great addition to any investor’s portfolio. 

Why Buy

  • Sovereigns are Britain’s most famous coins. Gold sovereigns are Britain’s most cherished coins and likewise one of the most recognised gold pieces in the world, representing the golden age of the British Empire.
  • Sovereign gold coins are liquid. With more than 700 million pieces minted since the 1800s, the sovereign gold coins are supported by a deep and liquid market.  
  • Sovereign gold coins are money. All gold sovereigns minted after 1837 are considered legal tender and are exempt from Capital Gains Tax in the United Kingdom.
  • Sovereign gold coins are internationally recognised. The rich 500-year history of the gold sovereign and its effigy of King George V, ruler of the largest empire in human history, support the coin’s exchangeability worldwide.
  • Sovereign gold coins are the equivalent of savings. Gold sovereigns are an ideal choice for any long-term saver who appreciates the security and stability of owning physical legal tender gold coins.
  • Sovereign gold coins are an excellent way to diversify your portfolio. Gold’s low correlation with other financial assets makes sovereign gold coins serve as a portfolio hedge against market risk.

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  • Product value (1pc)
    341,14 €
  • Buyback price
    323,41 €
  • Your risk now
    17,73 €

Fact: gold price in EUR has risen +27.99% in the last 8 years. The lowest price was 858,16 EUR/1oz and the highest 1 386,70 EUR/1oz. Current world market price is 1 376,32 EUR/1oz

History

The King George V sovereign gold coin

The obverse of the coin portrays King George V, son of King Edward VII and grandson of Queen Victoria. Born in 1865, he acceded to the throne in 1910 and reigned until his death in 1936. King George V ruled during a great world upheaval and a fundamental change in the world order. It was a period marked by the devastating First World War, the rise of socialism, communism and fascism, and two global depressions. The First World War dealt a major blow to Britain’s economy, left almost 800,000 dead, and drained the country of resources. This was followed by post-war stagnation that lingered on until the Great Depression and significantly undermined Britain’s hegemony as an Empire. Britain’s relations with its possessions went likewise through major changes when King George V, in 1926, hosted a conference in London, at which self-governing status was granted to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Canada. King George V was perceived as an inspiring leader. He made over 400 visits to the troops at the front during the war, and also pressed for more equality and promoted family values and customs. 

Face value
1 sovereign
Diameter
22.05
Fineness
916.7
Gold weight in grams
7.315
Product weight in grams
7.98805
Gold weight in troy ounces
0.23542
Manufacturer
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Country of origin
United Kingdom

Obverse

The obverse portrays King George V. Around his effigy is the text “GEORGE V DG BRITT OMN REX FD IND IMP” which translates as “George the fifth, by the Grace of God, King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India”.

Reverse

The reverse displays the motif of the Christian martyr St. George slaying the dragon. The design was made by acclaimed Italian engraver and chief medallist at the Royal Mint, Benedetto Pistrucci. The year of mintage is shown at the bottom. 

Packaging

Each coin is individually packaged in a hard plastic capsule if desired.

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Secure and fast delivery by Posti

Your order delivered by Posti and is fully insured. After we have received your payment, the products will be dispatched within 24 hours. Delivery time is within 1 or 2 working days. Posti courier will contact you via phone.

Self pick-up

You are welcome to come and collect your products at our office in Helsinki the same day that we have received your payment.

Insurance

The package is fully insured, and in the extremely unlikely case that the package is lost or damaged, we will re-ship the items or refund your money.

Packaging

The products are encased in protective wrapping and placed in a discreet, unbranded padded package.

Shipment tracking

Once the products have been packaged and sent you will receive instructions and a code to track the shipment

Delays

Should a delivery delay occur or if the ordered product is out of stock, we will always contact you by email to give you details about the delivery.

Shipping prices

The shipping charge is 18 euros per 5000 euros insured package, applicable to deliveries within Finland. If you wish to have your products delivered to another country, please contact us on +358 9 68 149 149 or by email at tavex@tavex.fi for prices and terms.

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Vast Stock Availability

The majority of Tavex products are always in stock and therefore Tavex can offer you quick delivery and same day pick-up with market leading prices. Tavex is an official partner of all the biggest mints in the world, such as the Perth Mint Australia, the Austrian Mint (Münze Österreich), China Great Wall Coins Investments Ltd., the gold bar market leader PAMP Suisse and Valcambi and other gold factories and dealers.

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Low prices

Over 25 years on the market and large volumes have enabled us to offer you the best prices on the market. With Tavex, you can maximise return on your investment because of low margins and spreads.

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