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    5 Pound British Gold Sovereign (Random Year)

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    The sovereign is a gold coin issued by the United Kingdom for standard circulation within the British economy. The traditional British Gold Sovereign is a coin with a nominal face value of One Pound Sterling, but it is also issued in various other weights and face values. The 5 Pound British Gold Sovereign coin is available to you now online from JM Bullion.

    Coin Highlights:

    • Arrives in protective plastic.
    • Official gold sovereign coin of the United Kingdom!
    • Contains 1.1775 Troy oz of actual gold content.
    • Issued a face value of 5 (GBP) by the British government.
    • Obverse includes the effigy of the reigning monarch.
    • Reverse features the design of St. George slaving the dragon.
    • Design on reverse from Benedetto Pistrucci.

    Minting of British gold sovereign coins dates back beyond 1604, the last year of mintage for the previous English gold sovereign coins. It wasnt until the Great Recoinage of 1816 that the United Kingdom brought back production of a gold sovereign coin featuring the image of the reigning monarch on the obverse.

    Modern British Gold Sovereign coins were introduced in 1817 and remained in steady production until 1917, with full circulation of the coins as currency continuing until 1932. These gold coins were struck off and on during the 20th century, with a brief one-year striking in 1925 and continuous production picking back up in 1957 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

    All 5 Pound British Gold Sovereign coins feature a number of similarities. Though not released into wider circulation like their One Pound, Half-Sterling, and Two Pound mates, these coins feature the same obverse and reverse design concepts of the circulating coins. The reigning monarch of the day is always featured on the coins obverse.

    In the case of 5 Pound British Gold Sovereigns, only the image of Queen Elizabeth II has ever appeared on the obverse. She is captured in right-profile relief on the coins, with early offerings in the 5 Pound collection including the Maklouf third-generation portrait of the Queen. All coins struck after 1998 feature Ian Rank-Broadleys fourth-generation depiction of the Queen.

    The reverse of all gold sovereign coins, dating back to their reintroduction in 1817, includes a design from Benedetto Pistrucci of St. George and the dragon. The history of St. George and a depiction of him killing a dragon dates back as far as the 7th century, and he is often revered as a soldier saint.

    In this listing, youll receive a 5 Pound British Gold Sovereign with a random year of issue from the Royal Mint. Gold coins in the sovereign collection are struck by the Royal Mints facility in Llantrisant, Wales.

    We encourage all JM Bullion customers to contact us with questions at 800-276-6508. You can also contact us online using our live web chat and email features.

    Mint: British Royal Mint

    Year: Random

    Country: Great Britain

    Weight: 1.1775 Troy Ounces

    Purity: 91.67% Gold

    Picture is an example only. Actual item is subject to change, but will always correlate with title and description.

    Lowest Price: $1544.07

    Condition: New

    Shipping: Free Shipping on $99+ Orders

    When will I receive my order?+

    The majority of orders ship out within one (1) business day of cleared payment. From there, delivery time will vary depending on your selected shipping method. If your order ships via the United States Postal Service, it will usually be delivered within 2-5 business days, depending on your location relevant to our fulfillment center in Las Vegas, Nevada. We cannot guarantee delivery dates, unfortunately, because that is, ultimately, dependent on the mail carrier. Below are the common time frames for most orders most of the time, broken down by payment method:

    Paper Check: Most paper check orders will be marked Paid by 4:00 p.m. CST the same day the check is deposited; however, we cannot predict how long itll take USPS to get the check to us. Paper checks take 3-5 business days to clear with our Billing Department from the date on which they are marked Paid. Once cleared, most paper check orders ship within 1 business day. Depending on shipping method, paper check orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    Credit/Debit Card: Most credit/debit card orders will be marked Paid within 24 business hours of order placement. Credit/debit card payments clear immediately, and most of these orders ship within 1 business day of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, credit/debit card orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    PayPal: Most PayPal orders are marked Paid almost instantly upon order placement and clear immediately upon being marked Paid. Most PayPal orders ship within 1 business day of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, PayPal orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    Bank Wire: Most bank wire orders will be marked Paid within half a business day of the initiation of the bank wire transfer. Bank wire payments clear immediately upon receipt, and most of these orders ship within 1 business day of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, bank wire orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    Bitcoin: Most bitcoin orders are marked Paid within 24 business hours of order placement. Bitcoin payments clear immediately, and most of these orders ship within 1 business day of cleared payment. Depending on shipping method, bitcoin orders should be delivered within 1-5 business days of shipment.

    Will I need to sign for my package?+

    Orders under $1000 will not require a signature unless that option is selected and paid for at checkout. Orders over $1000 will always require a signature for delivery.

    What happens if my order is lost or damaged in transit?+

    In the unlikely event your order is lost in transit, please contact us immediately so we can begin the claims process. If your items are not recovered, you will be entitled to a full reimbursement of the losses in accordance with the specific shippers insurance policy. As stated in our Terms and Conditions, we must be contacted within the first two (2) days of delivery concerning any damaged packages.

    Do you ship internationally?+

    We only ship to U.S. addresses (including P.O. Boxes and APO addresses).

    Do I have to ship my order to my billing address?+

    Depending on your method of payment, it is possible to have your order shipped to an address other than your billing address. If you pay with paper check, bank wire, or bitcoin, you may have your order shipped wherever you please, with two exceptionsUPS locations and mail forwarding locations. If you pay with a credit/debit card, it depends on your order history. If you pay via PayPal, your order must ship to a PayPal Verified address.

    How will I know when my order ships?+

    We will notify you by email once your order ships. You can also check the current status by logging in to your account or using ourTrack An Orderpage.

    How do I choose my shipping method?+

    You may choose how your order is shipped during the checkout process. In the last section of the checkout page, 4 Shipping Method, you will see the available shipping options for your order. If your purchase is eligible for free shipping, the pre-selected option will be base shipping, which is either USPS or UPS at our choice. If you would like to upgrade your shipping, you may choose one of the other options for a small fee. Simply click on the circle next to the shipping method you desire, and your order will be shipped via that method.

    If my order includes an item on presale, will the in-stock items ship first?+

    Unfortunately, due to the way insurance is applied to an order, everything must ship at the same time (i.e., in-stock items must await shipment until all presale items have arrived). Your order will ship in its entirety within 24-72 hours of our receiving the presale item. An email notification will be sent when your order ships.

    How do I ship my buyback order to you?+

    We utilize UPS for all buyback shipments. All parcels must be either picked up by UPS or delivered to a UPS Customer Center. The UPS Store is not the same as a UPS Customer Center. We cannot guarantee liability if the parcel is dropped off at a UPS Store, UPS Access Point, UPS Drop Box, or UPS Authorized Service Providers.

    Alternatively, you can ship your order on your own. If you choose to do so, we strongly recommend sending your items via USPS Registered Mail (Signature Required) and purchase insurance to cover the full amount of your items. Please be advised that it may be faster and more cost-effective to ship your order using our prepaid UPS label than sending your items via USPS Registered Mail (Signature Requied).

    Safe Shipping and Packaging Checklist

    • Secure merchandise in smaller box
      • Use additional packaging materials such as padded envelopes, bubble wrap, paper, foam pad, making sure movement of merchandise is restricted. Shake the package to be sure there is no rattle.
    • Mark tracking information
      • Mark tracking number, shipper, and recipient information outside the smaller box. Its needed in case the shipping information on the outside box gets damaged and becomes illegible during transit.
    • Double box your shipments
      • Place the small box inside a larger courier box. Make sure movement is restricted with additional cushioning and double boxing dramatically increases the strength and integrity of the parcel.
    • Proper enclosure
      • Please seal all seams or flaps on the outside of the box with clear tape in addition to adhesive on flap. This is an important step to avoid any tampering.
    • Proper labeling
      • Beware of wording which might express reference to valuable goods. Obvious words that directly relate to valuables are strictly prohibited. Abbreviate names, i.e. turn Robs coin Shop to Robs Shop.
    • Important Considerations
      • Act as if all packages are not insured
      • Include a packing slip and note a trade # and/or account name so this parcel can be verified properly
      • Never reveal the contents of your shipment, even to the courier
      • Never state a value or reference to valuables anywhere on the box or label
      • Do not ship a package with a value in excess of $60,000 per box. We have provided an adequate number of label(s) to accommodate your shipment.
    Do you ship to US territories?+

    We do not ship to US territories. Due to special requirements set by the postal systems, we are unable to ship outside of U.S. states.

    What does “No Will Call” mean?+

    All UPS shipments ship with a No Will Call restriction, meaning the package cannot be picked up from a UPS location or just left at the delivery address. This is a precaution to prevent orders from being fraudulently intercepted.

    UPS will make three delivery attempts. If nobody is available at the delivery address to sign and accept delivery, the package will be returned to us.

    Where do you ship orders from?+

    All orders will ship from our warehouse in Las Vegas, Nevada. We mask our return address on all packages as to not give away the contents of the package.

    Do you ship to PO Boxes?+

    Yes, we do! All orders shipping to a PO Box will ship via USPS.

    Do you offer UPS shipping to Alaska and Hawaii?+

    No, we do not. The costs in shipping to these places is extremely prohibitive, so we utilize USPS on all shipments.

    How do you ship orders?+

    Orders are shipped in inconspicuous packaging via either USPS or UPS.* All shipments are fully insured. Our shipping policy, which is based on order size, can be viewed here.

    *UPS 3-Day Air excludes Alaska, Hawaii, PO Boxes, and APO addresses. No Will Call pickups permitted.Saturday service not included.

    Sell to Us Price: Call Us

    Call us at 844-258-2538 or email us at buybacks@jmbullion.com to receive custom bid pricing for this item. Note that buybacks are subject to $1,000 minimums as well as possible maximums depending on inventory positions, and require verbal confirmation via phone.

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