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2010 British Gold 3 Coin Proof Sets

Gold Sovereign Series
Each year since 1980, the Royal Mint have produced sets of 3 and 4 coins in the gold sovereign series, last year the four coin set became a five coin set with the introduction of the quarter sovereign. The 3 coin set usually consists of a sovereign, half sovereign and double sovereign or two pound piece, this is now called a Premium Three Coin Set. The 'standard' three coin set now contains a sovereign, a half sovereign and the quarter sovereign.

St. George and Dragon - Recut Reverse Dies
The traditional St George & Dragon design has been used on sovereigns, with a few breaks, since 1817. During this long period, there have been a considerable number of minor changes to the dies used for the reverse (tail side). Last year, the reverse design appears to have been completely re-engraved, although there was no advance announcement of this from the Royal Mint. Please see our Gold Sovereigns website for a full explanation.

Design News
In previous years the 3 coin and 4 coin sovereign collections have usually contained all coins of the same design, however in a number of years, the two pound coin included with the sets has been the commemorative version instead. We do not know whether the 2010 coins will all be the same design or not.

Two Pounds28.4015.98St. George & Dragon
Sovereign (Pound)22.057.98St. George & Dragon
Half Sovereign (Fifty Pence)19.303.99St. George & Dragon
Quarter Sovereign (Twenty Five Pence)13.501.997St. George & Dragon

Not In Stock
We have always thought the three coin set to be too expensive to make them a worthwhile purchase. Many people obviously agree as it is one of the few products that many UK dealers do not stock. This may also be something to do with the Royal Mint price breaks! In order to qualify for a reasonable discount you have to buy quite substantial quantities.
We tend to purchase 50 of the 4 / 5 coin sets and have no trouble selling them but even if we buy 10 of the three coin sets we still have them in stock years later. For this reason we will not be purchasing either the standard or premium three coin sets direct from the Mint this year.
If, however, you would like to purchase quantities of these sets, i.e. 10 or more please contact us as we may still be able to source them at considerable discount compared to the Royal Mint.

We play an active part in the secondary market for many gold and silver products, including three coin sovereign sets so we would be more than happy to purchase a 2011 (or any other date) three coin set from you.

Standard British Gold Three Coin Set

Prices & Availability

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Premium British Gold Three Coin Set

Prices & Availability

When compared to the Royal Mint price of £1,030.00 you will make a saving of £1,030.00 per item when ordering from us.

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These prices are obviously subject to change, dependant on how much we have to pay to source one!

See Also

2010 Half Sovereigns - Prices & Availability

2010 Sovereigns - Prices & Availability

2010 Half Sovereigns - Photographs of Actual Coins
Highlighting the design differences.

2010 Sovereigns - Photographs of Actual Coins
Highlighting the design differences.

2010 Gold Sovereign 5 Coin Sets
Including the all new quarter sovereign.

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

You may wish to use our order form.

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 $40, plus $1 per $1,000

Obverse of 2010 Sovereign & Half Sovereign
Obverse of 2010 Sovereign & Half Sovereign

British Gold Sets Information

2010 Gold 4 Coin Set

Reverse of 2009 Proof Sovereign
Reverse of 2010 Proof Sovereign

2010 Gold Proof Standard Three Coin Set in Case

2010 Gold Proof Standard Three Coin Set in Case
2010 Gold Proof Standard Three Coin Set Certificate
2010 Gold Proof Standard Three Coin Set Certificate


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