St. Helena 2023 1oz Silver St. George and the Dragon Proof

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Why does this 2023 Saint Helena Saint George and the Dragon silver proof coin belong in your collection?

The Masterpiece Collection celebrates the history of coinage design and honors their influential sculptors. This 2023 dated, final release of the series, is an homage to the iconic interpretation of Saint George and the Dragon by William Wyon, the acclaimed Chief Engraver of The Royal Mint from 1828 until 1851.

  • This 2023 Saint George and the Dragon coin is a product of the East India Company in London.
  • The 38.60 mm diameter coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
  • The coin is minted with a lustrous proof finish.
  • The coin is issued as legal tender of the island of St. Helena, with a face value of one pound.
  • The coin will arrive in its original Mint package.
  • The coin is part of a small 2,000 piece limited mintage.

Dramatic Saint George and the Dragon Imagery

Obverse: The obverse is graced with a left facing portrait of His Majesty King Charles III. The inscriptions “CHARLES III,” “D.G. REX F.D.,” “ST. HELENA,” “1 POUND” and “2023” encircle the effigy. This rendition of Great Britain’s newly ascended monarch is the work of renowned British artist Glyn Davies.

Reverse: The final moment of the monumental battle between St. George and the Dragon is depicted on the reverse, illustrating St. George on horseback as he prepares to plunge a spear down the throat of his dragon opponent. Credit to the renowned sculptor as “W. WYON” and the East India Company’s distinctive “EIC” Mint mark are the only inscriptions to accompany the powerful image.

Exquisitely Minted Proof Coin

This 2023 Saint Helena 1 oz. silver Saint George and the Dragon proof coin is available from ModernCoinMart in ungraded condition. Expect the coin to feature an exceptionally sharp strike, gorgeously finished surfaces, and tremendous eye appeal. The £1 silver coin is encapsulated and nestled in an attractive Mint branded display case along with a uniquely numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

This limited mintage 2023 Saint George and the Dragon 1 oz. silver proof coin will be an exciting addition to your collection!

Additional information

Composition

Silver

Diameter

38.6mm

Edge Design

Reeded

Metal Type

Silver

Reverse Designer

William Wyon

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Proof

Thickness
Metal Content

1 oz

Year

2023

Country of Manufacture

St. Helena