Why purchase this flawless First Releases 1 oz. silver 2022 Modern Masters Jody Clark St. George and the Dragon coin?
The Commonwealth Mint’s Modern Masters series celebrates the work of three of the most prolific numismatic designers in the world today: Jody Clark of Great Britain, Natanya Van Niekerk of South Africa, and John Mercanti of the United States. For the exciting series, each artist individually re-imagined the classic St. George and the Dragon design from the 1817 British Gold Sovereign created by Benedetto Pistrucci. The first release of the Modern Masters series features the work of Jody Clark, the current Commonwealth Mint Head of Design. Mr. Clark is best known for the creation of the highly acclaimed Royal Mint Queen’s Beasts series, and the fifth and final definitive coinage portrait of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
- This 2022 Jody Clark St. George and the Dragon coin contains 1 oz. oz. of .999 fine silver.
- The two pound Ascension Island legal tender coin measures 38.6 mm in diameter.
- The releases of the Modern Masters series are exclusive to ModernCoinMart.
- The perfectly graded coin earned the First Releases attribution.
- Mintage is limited to just 15,000 pieces.
Magnificent St. George and the Dragon Design
Obverse: Jody Clark’s right facing rendition of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is centered on the obverse, encircled by the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II,” “ASCENSION ISLAND” and “TWO POUNDS.”
Reverse: The final moment of the epic battle between St. George and the Dragon is depicted on the reverse, featuring St. George on horseback as he prepares to plunge a spear into the heart of a fallen dragon. The dramatic scene is framed by a Celtic patterned border, with “2022” inscribed below.
Mint State 70 Excellence
This 2022 Ascension Island 1 oz. Silver Modern Masters Jody Clark St. George and the Dragon coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) for review within thirty days of release. The coin was awarded the superior grade of Mint State 70 for its flawless strike, perfectly finished surfaces and exceptional eye appeal. The bullion coin is encapsulated in a sonically sealed protective holder with a NGC First Releases certification label.