The 2018 Reverse Proof Solomon Islands Legends and Myths Dragon 2 oz Silver Coin is the fifth and final release in the 2018 Legends and Myths collection of coins. Across the world, the dragon has featured in countless myths and in folklore. This coin features a beautifully designed dragon, shown roaring fiercely. Each of the coins in this collection contains 2 Troy oz of .999 pure silver. The coins have a face value of $5, which is fully backed by the government of the Solomon Islands. Sets of coins have long been shown to be highly collectible, both by the investor and the collector passionate about coins.
Your 2018 Reverse Proof Solomon Islands Legends and Myths Dragon 2 oz Silver Coin will arrive protected inside of a circular presentation case. The case allows you to ensure your coin remains protected, while still allowing you to view the beautiful details of the design. Each coin arrives with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
The dragon is a mythical beast that has been depicted in a number of ways, based upon the culture and the folklore that surrounded that cultures development of the dragon myth. As an example, in some Asian cultures, the dragon is revered and respected. He is often featured as having a serpentine body, with no wings, and anywhere between four and six legs. In many European societies, the dragon was viewed as a destructive and aggressive beast with two large wings and four legs. Dragons were often said to have destroyed entire villages with the fire they blew down upon the dwellings.
The obverse design of the 2018 Reverse Proof Solomon Islands Legends and Myths Dragon 2 oz Silver Coin features the right-profile portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This is the fourth-generation design imagined since Her Majesty took the throne in 1952, after the untimely loss of her father. This portrait was created for the Royal Mint in 1998, by famed artist Ian Rank-Broadley.
The reverse design of the 2018 Reverse Proof Solomon Islands Legends and Myths Dragon 2 oz Silver Coin features the image of a dragon. Dragons have been depicted in various sizes and forms across cultures around the world. One thing remains the same amongst all tales of dragons. They were considered to be powerful, wise and were quite often linked with power by monarchs and other heads of state from around the world.
The 2018 Reverse Proof Solomon Islands Legends and Myths Dragon 2 oz Silver Coin offers a reverse proof finish. Coins with a reverse proof finish feature strong frosted matte backgrounds and deeply-mirrored design elements. The double-high-relief strike offers the coin a slightly concave surface on each side. This gives a prominent 3D look to the design elements.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Producer||New Century Mint|
|Condition||Brilliant Uncirculated Reverse Proof|
|Designer (Obverse)||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Product Series||Legends and Myhs|
|Certificate of Authenticity||Yes|
|Metal Content||2 Troy Ounces|
|Shipping||Orders over $99 Ship Free|