Back in 1590, the world was introduced to Una and the Lion in Edmund Spenser’s classic poem The Faerie Queene. Jump ahead to 1839 and the iconic duo returned, this time on a coin designed by the legendary William Wyon. In partnership with St. Helena, The East India Company keeps the legacy live with the Una and the Lion collection, now in its 4th year of release. Now, 2023 2 oz Proof St. Helena Silver Una and the Lion Coins are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Available in a display box with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- New release in the Una and the Lion Series!
- Limited mintage of 750 coins worldwide!
- Contains 2 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of 2 Pounds backed by St. Helena.
- The obverse includes a portrait of King Charles III.
- On the reverse side, Una and the lion are shown.
- Proof strike.
- Designed by Glyn Davies.
When ordering 2023 2 oz Proof Una and the Lion Coins from JM Bullion, you can expect to receive a .999 pure silver specimen in new condition. These proof coins will arrive in special packaging as well that includes a display case, storytelling booklet, and a Certificate of Authenticity.
The East India Company has produced several versions of the new Una and the Lion design. In addition to the 2 oz version listed here, fans can also collect the silver release in weights of 1 oz, 5 oz, and 1 Kilo. There is also a 1 oz silver gilded edition. For gold, the mint has weights of 1 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/2 Gram available. This new design is especially notable in that it features the series’ first portrait of His Majesty King Charles III.
King Charles III is depicted on the obverse of 2023 Proof St. Helena Silver Una and the Lion Coins. Here, His Majesty faces left with a calm and noble expression on his face. The obverse also contains inscriptions of his royal title along with the coin’s denomination.
Una is featured with her lion on the reverse of 2023 2 oz Proof St. Helena Coins. In this rendering, Una holds a spear and is in a crouching position beside her loyal lion sidekick. The reverse includes inscriptions reading Una and the Lion, 2023.
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