These coins come in individual presentation boxes and are accompanied by numbered certificates of authenticity from the Royal Mint.
The original Victoria gothic crown was issued in 1847 and 1853 (solely as a proof edition). Designed by William Wyon, the obverse featured a crowned bust of Queen Victoria on the obverse with the quartered shields on the reverse.
We first heard about the coin after the Privy Council published information about it. The Privy Council is made up of senior politicians who advise the Queen on such matters as bank holidays, coinage and company statuses. The Royal Mint must submit any new coin designs to The Privy Council for approval and that information is then announced on the Privy Council website.
The obverse of each coin bears the Jody Clark coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The text reads:
2021 ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 10 POUNDS
The reverse of the coin features William Wyon's quartered shield design. The crowned cruciform shields bear three lions passant for England, a rampant lion for Scotland, and a harp for Ireland. The angles feature the floral emblems; roses, a shamrock and a thistle. In the centre appears the Order of the Garter, bearing the inscription "HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE".
William Wyon's design shows a crowned bust of Queen Victoria, with braided hair. Her dress is richly embroidered with the floral emblems; roses (for England), shamrocks (for Ireland) and thistles (for Scotland). The inscription appears in a gothic style script.
VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR REG F D
|Weight / Size||10 Ounce|
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||20|
|Fineness / Carat||0.999 Fine|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||William Wyon|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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