The 2019 East India Company Gold Proof The Empire Collection 9-Coin Set.
This gold proof set is a series of coins which tell the story of The British Empire from the 1600s to the Victorian Era.
This set is comprised of 9 x 1/4 oz gold proof coins struck in 24-carat/.9999 fine gold.
Only 100 sets were issued by The East India Company and each set comes with a luxury wooden presentation box and certificate of authenticity.
The British Empire was comprised of a number of dominions, colonies, protectorates and other territories that were ruled and administered by the United Kingdom.
During the 15th and 16th centuries, exploration of the globe was pioneered by Spain and Portugal. Soon, England, France and the Netherlands began establishing their own trade networks and colonies in order to compete. The American Revolution led to Britain losing some of its oldest and most populated colonies by 1783. Britain turned its attention to Asia, Africa and the Pacific.
At its peak, the British Empire was described as "the empire on which the sun never sets".
The obverse of each coin features Jody Clark's portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse of these 9 coins feature representations of some of the most important coins of the British Empire including:
The British Trade Dollar,
the Novia Scotia Penny Token,
the East India Company One Rupee,
the Portcullis Money,
the Hog Money,
the Charles II Guinea,
the Cartwheel Penny,
the Rix Dollar,
the St. Helena Half-Penny.
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||2.315|
|Fineness / Carat||0.9999 / 24|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||East India Company|
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