2023 St. Helena £1 1-oz Silver Una & the Lion Proof w/24kt Gold Plating

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Why purchase this 2023 1 Pound St. Helena 1 oz Silver Una & the Lion 24-Karat Plated Proof?

Step back in time to a legend of the sixteenth century with this stunning 2023 Silver Una and the Lion Gilt Proof. The coin imagines an epic poem by Edmund Spencer called “The Faerie Queene,” which is considered a classic of medieval literature. This issue is part of one of the East India Company’s most popular series, which celebrates the tale each year, and is part of a mintage of just 750 pieces.

  • This coin is 1 pound legal tender in St. Helena.
  • This piece was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
  • The coin is part of a mintage of 750 pieces.
  • The coin has selective 24-karat gold plating.
  • This coin bears the mint mark of the East India Company on the reverse.
  • The coin celebrates a legend of the 16th century.
  • This coin will arrive in Original Government Packaging accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

Exquisite Una and the Lion Design by Glyn Davies

Obverse: Gracing the obverse is a left-side portrait of King Charles III. His name and abbreviated Latin title, “CHARLES III D G REX F D” (Charles III, By the Grace of God, King, Defender of the Faith), is inscribed along the rim. Additional rim inscriptions note the name of the issuing territory, “ST. HELENA,” and the coin’s face value, “1 POUND.”

Reverse: The reverse bears Glyn Davies’s rendering of Una and the Lion. The image is selectively plated in 24-karat gold. Inscriptions on this face note the name of the coin, “UNA AND THE LION,” and its date, “2023.” Glyn Davies is from Bath, England, and has an interest in both architecture and painting.

Don’t miss your chance to own this 1 Pound St. Helena 2023 2 oz Silver Una & the Lion 24-Karat Plated Proof.

Additional information

Composition

Silver

Diameter

38.600000

Edge Design

Reeded

Metal Type

Silver

Packaging Type

Capsule

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Proof

Thickness

0.000000