Silver coins from Gibraltar are not a common find in the precious metals market, but the Scottsdale Mint of the United States is out to change that with a beautiful new series of coins that starts with the Royal Arms of England. The design on the reverse of the coin invokes the most historically important image from Englands monarchy. The 2018 1 oz British Royal Arms of England Gibraltar Reverse Proof Silver coins with red are available to you for online purchase from JM Bullion.
- Coins arrive inside of individual capsules, black-felt cases, and come with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- 1st release of the Royal Arms of England design!
- Limited mintage of only 500 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Issued a face value of 1 by Gibraltar.
- On the obverse is Queen Elizabeth II.
- The Three Lions shield, or Royal Arms of England, features on the reverse.
- Colorized red lions in the design.
- Reverse proof specimen!
Prior to the 12th century, monarchs of England had used lions in the design of personal seals and royal shields. However, it was the reign of the great Plantagenet King Richard I that resulted in the creation and adoption of the kingdoms first official Royal Arms of England. The Three Lions designs persist today in various forms and was used in its original design for nearly 200 years.
The Scottsdale Mint has created a new series of silver coins for Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, that features King Richard Is original Royal Arms of England. Included in the background of the design are vines around the shield and various roses. The roses are a nod to the Wars of the Roses between the House of York, a Plantagenet cadet house, and the House of Tudor under King Henry VII. With a victory over King Richard III, the final Plantagenet King of England, the Plantagenets rule came to an end and the rise of the House of Tudor was upon the nation.
On the reverse of these 2018 1 oz British Royal Arms of England Gibraltar Reverse Proof Silver coins is the aforementioned design of the royal arms. In this particular silver coin release, the Three Lions are colorized with red and the coins finished in reverse proof. A reverse proof specimen has deeply mirrored designs and strong, frosted background fields.
The obverse of all 2018 British Royal Arms of England Gibraltar Proof Silver Coins includes the third-generation effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is depicted here in right-profile relief in a design created by Raphael Maklouf in 1984.
These 2018 1 oz British Royal Arms of England Gibraltar Coins are individually housed in plastic capsules and set in black-felt cases. The coins include a Royal Arms of England shipping sleeve and a Certification of Authenticity.
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