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2023 Proof St. Helena Una and The Lion 1/4 oz Gold Coin

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It all started in 1590, when Edmund Spenser published his epic poem The Faerie Queene. In Book I, Una and her trusted lion are introduced to readers for the very first time. In honor of these beloved characters, The East India Company has released a new design in their Una and the Lion collection. This time around, they are depicted in a contemporary Art Nouveau style from the acclaimed artist Glyn Davies. Provident Metals currently has 2023 Proof St. Helena Una and the Lion 1/4 oz Gold Coins available to you for purchase online.

Coin Highlights:

  • Available in a display case with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 4th issue in the Una and the Lion Series!
  • Limited mintage of 499 coins worldwide!
  • Proof strike.
  • Contains 1/4 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Bears a face value of 2 Pounds backed by St. Helena.
  • The obverse features a portrait of King Charles III.
  • On the reverse side, Una and the lion are depicted.
  • Designed by Glyn Davies.

Each of these 2023 Proof Gold Una and the Lion Coins was produced by The East India Company in partnership with St. Helena, where they are considered legal tender. The coins are proof strikes and boast an impressive .9999 purity level. Upon delivery, youll find yours housed in a handsome case with a storytelling booklet and a Certificate of Authenticity.

Obverse

King Charles III graces the obverse of these Una and the Lion Coins for the very first time. In this effigy from Glyn Davies, His Majesty faces left, appearing both graceful and dignified. Inscriptions on the obverse read KING CHARLES III D G REX F D, ST. HELENA 2 POUNDS.

Reverse

Una and her lion are featured on the reverse of 2023 Proof St. Helena 1/4 oz Gold Coins. In this exceptional design from Glyn Davies, the pair are shown in a front-facing position surrounded by beautiful vines. Along the edge, inscriptions read UNA AND THE LION, 2023.

History

We meet the courageous princess Una in Book I of Edmund Spensers The Faerie Queene. The lion meanwhile is a fierce creature who becomes her noble companion on a quest to find the Redcrosse Knight. The story concludes with the knight defeating a dragon who has captured Unas parents. This famous scene is inspired by the legend of St. George and the Dragon.

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When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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Product Details

Year 2023
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer The East India Company
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination 2 SHP
Country Proof
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Una and the Lion
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 499
Capsule Size 24 mm
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content .25 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 4003292