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Why purchase this 1 oz Silver 2019 $1 British Virgin Islands Una & The Lion Reverse Proof?
Romantics are sure to love this Reverse Proof Una & the Lion. The coin is based on Edmund Spenser's poem Faerie Queene in which a lion, taken by the beauty of a princess who was freed by St. George, becomes her protector. A product of Pobjoy Mint, this coin is part of a mintage of just 50,000 pieces. It was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
Exquisite Una & the Lion Design by William Wyon
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that is exclusive to the Pobjoy Mint features on the obverse. The monarch is shown in right-side profile wearing a crown, earrings, and a necklace.The name of the issuing territory, "BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS," joins the name of the monarch, "QUEEN ELIZABETH II," and the date, "2019," on the rim.
On the reverse, a lion passant gardant stands by Una in an 1839 design by William Wyon. Wyon modeled the princess on Queen Victoria. She wears a crown and extends her scepter, a symbol of her power, forward. Arching over the image is the inscription, "DIEU ET MON DROIT" (God on my Right). Two inscriptions, the coin's date, "MMXIX" (2019) and the face value, "ONE DOLLAR," are included below the image.
Virtually Flawless PF69 UC FDI
This coin earned Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's (NGC's) second highest grade, Proof 69. To receive that grade, a coin must appear perfect to the unaided eye. NGC also certified the coin Ultra Cameo due to its sharp contrasts between heavily frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields. It also certified the piece First Day of Issue, a designation reserved for coins that were submitted for grading through an exclusive process.
Add this Reverse Proof 2019 $1 British Virgin Islands 1 oz Silver Una & The Lion to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Country:||British Virgin Islands|
|Legal Tender:||British Virgin Islands|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Una & The Lion Design|