Why add this 2017 British Virgin Islands 1 oz. Silver Pegasus Reverse Proof to your collection?
Figures from Greek Mythology have been a favored subject on coinage since ancient times. This 2017 Silver Reverse Proof minted for the British Virgin Islands features the white winged horse, Pegasus, the creature born from the blood of the Medusa slain by Perseus. This exquisite Pegasus Proof was struck at the British Pobjoy Mint from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, measures 38.60mm in diameter, and has a mintage limit of 50,000 coins.
Gorgeous Imagery from Greek Mythology
The Goddess Athena stands beside a rearing Pegasus on the reverse. A helmeted Athena grasps the reigns of the great winged beast with her right hand, and holds a long spear in her left. The inscriptions "Ag. 999 1 OUNCE" and "ONE DOLLAR" appear below the image. The likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II graces the obverse, created exclusively for use on coinage issued by the Pobjoy Mint. Inscribed "BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS," "QUEEN ELIZABETH II," and "2017" around the royal portrait.
Graded Proof 69 by NGC
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), a highly respected coin grading service, received this coin within the first thirty days of release, as indicated by the designation of Early Releases on the certification label. Graded Proof 69, this near flawless 2017 British Virgin Islands 1 oz. Silver Reverse Proof Pegasus exhibits extraordinary beautiful frosted fields with exquisite raised mirrored details.
This stunning 2017 British Virgin Islands Pegasus Silver Reverse Proof belongs in your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Country:||British Virgin Islands|
|Legal Tender:||British Virgin Islands|