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2022 Proof St. Helena Una and The Lion 1 oz Gold Coin

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One of the more revolutionary coin designs in the history of England was the 1839 depiction of Queen Victoria as Una from the famous English poem, The Faerie Queene. This design marked the first time a British monarch had ever been depicted as a fictional character. Modern interpretations of this classic work are alive and well on the bullion coinage of St. Helena. Provident Metals now has 2022 Proof St. Helena Una and the Lion 1 oz Gold Coins available to you for purchase online.


  • Arrives with an acrylic capsule and a display box!
  • Brand-new Una and the Lion design element!
  • Limited mintage of just 200 gold coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Issued a face value of 5 Pounds by the government of St. Helena.
  • Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
  • Una and the Lion are featured together in the reverse design.
  • Proof visuals.

When you purchase one of the 2022 Proof St. Helena Una and the Lion 1 oz Gold Coins in this Provident Metals listing, you will receive a coin with individual packaging courtesy of the East India Company. The coin is protected within an acrylic capsule and set within an East India Company presentation box. The coins are proof specimens with frosted designs and mirrored fields.


Queen Elizabeth II is on the obverse of 2022 Proof St. Helena Una and the Lion Gold Coins. Her Majesty is featured here in right-profile relief wearing the George IV State Diadem Crown. Designed in 2015 by Jody Clark, this portrait depicts the Queen at the age of 89. The field comes with inscriptions of ELIZABETH II, D.G. REGINA F.D., ST. HELENA, and 5 POUNDS.


Una and the Lion are featured together in the reverse field of 2022 Proof St. Helena Una and the Lion 1 oz Gold Coins. This years depiction shows the pair seated next to one another as they gaze at each other. Una is set on the left and sits on a rock in right-profile relief as she looks at the noble lion. On the right, the lion is seated in left-profile relief looking up at Una as he raises his right paw ever so slightly off the ground. The field includes inscriptions of UNA AND THE LION and 2022.


In 1839, William Wyon created the famous Una and the Lion design for the Royal Mint. Used on a 5 pound gold coin, the design was issued in honor of the first anniversary of Queen Victorias coronation ceremony in 1838.


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Product Details

Year 2022
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination 5 GBP
Country St. Helena
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Una and The Lion
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 300
Capsule Size 32 mm
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 4.9 x 3.9 x 2
Producer Sunshine Minting
Provident ID 3895270