2021 Gothic Crown Two Kilogram Silver Proof Coin
The reverse of this coin features the quartered arms, as previously seen on the Victoria gothic crown. This 2021 gothic crown coin is the third release in the Great Engravers Series. Previous coins in the series sold out within minutes of their release.
There will be two Great Engravers Gothic Crown coins issued. The second coin will feature the gothic portrait of Queen Victoria. Both designs are by William Wyon.
The Privy Council notice states a 2 kilogram silver coin may be issued. If this coin is released it will be struck to a proof finish from 999 fine silver. It will weigh 2,010g and have a diameter of 150mm. It will contain 64.302 troy ounces of the precious metal.
These coins have a mintage of 50 coins in this limited edition presentation and a total maximum mintage of 53.
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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.
The Royal Mint have confirmed they will issue both designs, making this a 2-coin issue.
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 livery company statuses. The Royal Mint have to submit any new coin designs to The Privy Council for approval and that information is then announced on the Privy Council website.
The obverse features the fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, by Jody Clark.
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".
|Weight / Size||2 Kilogram|
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||64.302|
|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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