The 2019 British Virgin Islands Frosted Una and The Lion 5 oz Silver Coin was released by the Pobjoy Mint of England on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. The design is considered to be one of the most iconic designs from the reign of Queen Victoria in the 19thcentury. The coins each contain 5 Troy oz of .999 pure silver and a face value of $5, which is legal tender and fully backed by the government of the British Virgin Islands. The interesting and frosted design of this silver coin makes it popular amongst collectors and investors alike.
Your 2019 British Virgin Islands Frosted Una and The Lion 5 oz Silver Coin arrives protected individually inside of protective capsules. Boxes of 150 coins are also available.
The 2019 British Virgin Islands Frosted Una and The Lion 5 oz Silver Coins are reverse frosted products. This means that the coins have frosted background fields and deeply-mirrored designs.
William Wyon, who was a famed British coin sculptor in the 19thcentury, designed the reverse image used on these coins. They were imagined in 1839 to commemorate the beginning of Queen Victorias 63-year reign as Queen of England. This design was depicted on the British 5 Pound sterling gold coin after her coronation in 1837.
The obverse design of the 2019 British Virgin Islands Frosted Una and The Lion 5 oz Silver Coin features the right-profile portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This effigy of Her Majesty, who is the longest-reigning monarch in British history, was designed by Jody Clark specifically for the Pobjoy Mint. This design is similar to the Royal Mints fifth-generation design, but includes additional details such as the Queens neckline and shoulders.
The reverse design of the 2019 British Virgin Islands Frosted Una and The Lion 5 oz Silver Coin features the design inspired by the character Lady Una from Edmund Spensers 1590 poemTHE FAERIE QUEENE. Queen Victoria is illustrated as Lady Una walking beside the large male lion. She is shown guiding the mighty lion with a scepter in her right hand. The design was somewhat controversial when it was first released. As it was the first to depict a British monarch as a fictional character.
Your 2019 British Virgin Islands Frosted Una and The Lion 5 oz Silver Coin ships to you in brilliant uncirculated (BU) condition.
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|Mint Mark||PM - Pobjoy Mint|
|Country||British Virgin Islands|
|Product Series||Una and The Lion|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Metal Content||5 Troy Ounces|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|