St. Helena 2023 £1 1-oz Silver Faerie Queene Una and Redcrosse BU

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Why purchase this 2023-EIC £1 St. Helena Fairie Queene Una Redcrosse?

Fans of fairy tales and ancient lore are sure to love this 2023 Proof Fairie Queene Una Redcrosse. The coin is the first of four in a series celebrating the romantic saga of Una, a princess, and a knight who pledges his life to her. The coin is a product of the East India Company and was issued by St. Helena, an island in the South Atlantic.

  • This coin is £1 legal tender in St. Helena.
  • This coin was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
  • This piece is a product of the East India Company, which is represented by its mint mark.
  • This is the first of four issues in the Faerie Queene Series.
  • Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse this St. Helena issue.
  • This issue is part of a mintage of just 5,000 pieces.
  • This proof comes in a coin card without a capsule.
  • This coin will arrive in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.

Exquisite Una and Redcrosse Design

Obverse: Gracing the obverse is a right-side portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. The deceased queen, who was the longest serving monarch in British history, dons her Royal Diamond Diadem, as well as earrings and a necklace. Her name and abbreviated title, “ELIZABTEH II D G REG F D,” are inscribed along the rim, as are the name of the issuing territory, “ST. HELENA,” the date, “2023,” and the face value, “1 POUND.” Jody Clark is a British coin designer who formerly worked with The Royal Mint. He is known for his portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and the designs for the Queen’s Beasts Series.

Reverse: On the reverse, Una asks Redcrosse, who is on his horse, to rescue her parents from a dragon and save their kingdom. A castle stands in the background. Along the rim is the inscription “THE FAERIE QUEENE.”

Don’t miss your chance to own this £1 St. Helena 2023-EIC 1 oz Silver Fairie Queene Una Redcrosse.

Additional information

Composition

Silver

Diameter
Grade

BU

Metal Type

Silver

Obverse Design

Queen Elizabeth II Effigy

Obverse Designer

Jody Clark

Shape

Round

Thickness
Metal Content

1 oz

Year

2023