Why add this 2024 Saint Helena 1 Ounce Silver Una and The Lion Proof Coin to your collection?
The Saint Helena Una and the Lion series is inspired by “The Faerie Queene,” an epic poem penned in the late 16th century by English author Edmund Spencer. The powerful medieval poem celebrates beauty, honor, strength, and chivalry while narrating the journey of Princess Una and her loyal lion guardian in a quest to rescue her parents from imprisonment by a dragon.
- This 2024 Una and the Lion coin is a product of the East India Company.
- The 38.61 mm diameter coin is struck from one Troy ounce of 99.9% fine silver.
- The coin’s intricate imagery is highlighted by a lustrous proof finish.
- The one pound denomination coin is issued as legal tender of Saint Helena.
- The coin will arrive in its original Mint package.
- The coin is one of only 1,500 minted.
Picturesque Una and the Lion Design
Obverse: The obverse is adorned with a left facing rendition of His Majesty King Charles III created by acclaimed British artist Glyn Davies. Inscriptions include “CHARLES III,” “D.G. REX F.D.,” “ST. HELENA” and “1 POUND.”
Reverse: The reverse depicts Princess Una as a young woman. Her long, wind-blown hair, which is ornamented with an array of leaves and blossoms, is integrated into the mane of her right-facing lion companion. The innovative interpretation of the iconic pair is the work of award-winning wildlife artist Carroll Hutchings. The inscriptions “UNA & THE LION,” the 2024 issue date indicated as the Roman numerals “MMXXIV,” and the “EIC” Mint mark of the East India Company complement the design.
Exceptional Silver Proof Coin
This One Ounce Silver 2024 Saint Helena Una and the Lion Proof Coin is presented in ungraded condition. Expect the coin to feature a beautifully executed strike, exquisitely finished surfaces, and fantastic eye appeal. The £1 silver coin is encapsulated and housed in a bespoke style Mint branded display case, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.