Pay tribute to one of the most iconic coin designs with this 2021 2kg gold proof gothic crown coin. The reverse features the quartered arms by William Wyon, as previously seen on the Victoria gothic crown.
These coins are the third release in the Great Engravers Series, and sold out at the Mint within minutes of their release. The Royal Mint have confirmed they will issue both designs from the original version of the gothic crown, making this almost miniature 2-coin series in within the great engravers.
This stunning coin is one of only eight minted in this limited edition presentation. Struck from 999 fine gold (24 carat), the coin weighs 2,010g and contains an impressive 64.302 troy ounces of gold.
There will be two Great Engravers Gothic Crown coins issued. The second coin will feature the gothic portrait of Queen Victoria. Customers purchasing this issue will be offered the second release as priority customers on next release. Please contact us if you are interested in purchasing this coin.
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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 of the coin features Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
2021 ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2000 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".
|Weight / Size
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces
|Fineness / Carat
|0.999 / 24
|Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
|Mint / Brand
|The Royal Mint
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