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2016 Welsh Dragon Celebration Silver Coin

The pride of Wales is at ModernCoinMart!

The Royal Mint has released the 2016 Welsh Dragon Celebration Silver coin, the third coin in their £20 series. This coin quickly sold out at the Mint but is available for purchase in limited quantity at ModernCoinMart!

The Welsh Dragon is the national animal for Wales and symbolizes the unwavering determination, bravery, and dignity that the people of Wales identify with. Though associated with the country of Wales for centuries, the red dragon was not officially recognized as a national symbol until 1959. Now, for the first time in over 15 years, the red dragon makes its third numismatic appearance for the country of Wales on this beautiful 2016 Welsh Dragon Celebration Silver coin.


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2016 Welsh Dragon Celebration Silver Coin

A perfect fusion of detailed craftsmanship and Welsh pride, the Welsh Dragon Celebration coin honors the rich culture and iconography of Wales. This marvelous strike is minted with .999 fine silver and carries a denomination of £20. Though there is a limit of three coins per household, the 2016 Welsh Dragon coin does not have a discussed mintage limit.

Designed by Royal Academy sculptor, Norman Sillman, the 2016 Welsh Dragon Celebration coin bares Wales' national animal, the Welsh Dragon. Sillman is responsible for being the first sculptor to emboss the dragon imagery onto a £1 coin back in 1995 and again in 2000.

In addition to the fierce dragon, this 2016 Brilliant Uncirculated .999 fine silver £20 coin displays an updated effigy of Her Majesty. Designed by Royal Mint engraver, Jody Clark, this portrait shows the Queen with a warm, inviting expression to symbolize a modern monarchy. This symbolism paired with well-known Welsh images brings this coin to life. People world-wide are celebrating the wonderful culture of Wales. With this 2016 Welsh Dragon Celebration Silver coin, you too can embrace a piece of Welsh pride.