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1902 Edward VII Coronation Gold Proof 13 Coin Set

British Gold Coin Proof Sets
For the patient collector, many of the coin sets we offer represent incredible bargains, as they are considerably below the original issue price.
Since 1979, the British Royal Mint has issued proof sovereigns, and from 1980 also issued 4 coin sets containing a Five Pound, Two Pound (double sovereign), and half sovereign. In some years, there was only a three-coin set issued.
In 1970, the Royal Mint started regularly producing and marketing proof and other coin sets for collectors. Before 1970, most proof coin sets were issued only for special occasions such as coronations.

1902 Matt Proof Collection
For the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902, the Royal Mint issued two different proof coin sets, the thirteen coin set featured on this page, and also an eleven coin set, similar to this one, but without the two pound gold coin (a double sovereign), and five pound gold piece.
For some reason, the Mint decided to issue this set with an all matt finish rather than the more normal highly polished proof finish. The complete set is presented in its original red leather box. For collectors of modern proof sets, please note that in those far off ancient days, the Mint were not in the habit of issuing any certificate with their proof sets, but then in those days there was far less marketing of coin sets, and the issue price would have been little more than the face value, which was £2.1.10, two pounds one shilling and ten pence, the equivalent of £2.09 in its modern decimal equivalent. With the leather box, the total cost may have been around £2.25 to £2.50 in total.

DenominationDiameterWeightAGW ASW*Description
Five Pounds (Quintuple Sovereign)36.0239.94031.1773St George & Dragon
Two Pounds (Double Sovereign)28.4015.97610.4708St George & Dragon
Sovereign (Pound)22.057.98810.2354St George & Dragon
Half Sovereign (Fifty Pence)19.303.99400.1177St George & Dragon
Total Gold 67.89852.0012 
Crown38.6128.27590.8409St George & Dragon
Halfcrown32.3114.13800.4205Crowned Shield in Garter
Florin28.5011.31040.3364Standing Britannia
Shilling23.595.65520.1682Lion on Crown
Sixpence19.413.01000.0895Crowned Value SIX PENCE in Wreath
Maundy Fourpence17.631.88510.0561Crowned Value 4 in Wreath
Maundy Threepence16.261.41380.0420Crowned Value 3 in Wreath
Maundy Twopence13.440.94260.0280Crowned Value 2 in Wreath
Maundy Penny11.150.47130.0140Crowned Value 1 in Wreath
Total Silver 67.10231.9956 

Notes on Table
Weight = gross weight in grams.
*AGW = Actual intrinsic gold weight in troy ounces. *ASW = Actual intrinsic silver weight in troy ounces.

Prices & Availability
The prices quoted in the US $ column may be out of date due to currency fluctuations.
DateDescriptionMintageGradeStockPrice £Price $
1902Coronation Long Proof Set 13 Coins, Gold £5 to Silver Maundy Penny, in Box8,066About FDC, BoxedYes £6,950$ask

1902 Edward VII Coronation Short Proof Set 11 Coins, Gold Sovereign to Silver Maundy Penny

More Information
More information about British gold sets is available on our British Gold Sets Information page.

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Postage & Packing
UK Registered Post (Special Delivery) £9 per order, plus £1 per £1,000
EU Insured Post £10 per order, plus £1 per £1,000
USA Airmail $10,
Insured Shipping $20, plus $1 per $1,000
Canada Airmail $15,
Insured Shipping via Fedex $60, plus $1 per $1,000

Obverse of 1902 Matt Proof Gold Five Pound Coin
Obverse of 1902 Matt Proof Gold Five Pound Coin

1902 Edward VII Coronation 13 Coin Gold & Silver Proof Coin Set in Official Box
1902 Edward VII Coronation 13 Coin Gold & Silver Proof Coin Set in Official Box

Reverse of 1902 Matt Proof Double Sovereign
Reverse of 1902 Matt Proof Double Sovereign

Reverse of 1902 Matt Proof Sovereign
Reverse of 1902 Matt Proof Sovereign

British Gold Sets Information

British 4 Coin Gold Sets For Sale

Reverse of 1902 Matt Proof Crown
Reverse of 1902 Matt Proof Crown

Reverse of 1902 Matt Proof Halfcrown
Reverse of 1902 Matt Proof Halfcrown


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