For those investors looking for silver for sale that offers classic, historical imagery rather than visions of nature or popular culture symbols, the Silver St. Helena Spade Guinea Shield is the perfect coin. Issued by the East India Company, the silver coins reflect the basic style of the historic gold guinea. In particular, the coins reflect the most widely produced versions of the gold guinea from the reign of King George III. Now, 2020 1/10 oz Silver St. Helena Spade Guinea Shields are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coins ship to you inside of individual plastic flips, tubes of 50, and monster boxes of 5,000!
- Third year of availability in the Silver Spade Guinea design!
- Consists of One-Tenth Troy ounce of .999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of 10 Pence by St. Helena.
- The obverse features a bust of Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse is the Royal Arms of England from the early reign of King George III.
- All-new 1/10 oz silver option!
The Silver St. Helena Spade Guinea Shield was introduced by the East India Company is 2018 with a 1 oz silver coin option. The 2020 release date is the first to offer a 1/10 oz silver coin in the series as well. The basic design concept of the modern Silver Spade Guinea Shield is based on the historic gold guinea issued in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Those original coins featured the British monarch on the obverse, with the Royal Arms of England on the reverse.
During the reign of the Hanoverian monarchs, particularly King George III, the gold guinea was a popular coin. It was the first machine-produced gold coin in British history and was in production until 1799 during the reign of King George III. The design on the reverse of this modern bullion version of the guinea comes from the reign of George III and features the Royal Arms of England carried by the monarchs from the House of Hanover.
The obverse of 2020 1/10 oz Silver Spade Guinea Shields features the third-generation bust of Queen Elizabeth II. The longest-reigning monarch in British history, this effigy of Her Majesty was created in 1985 by Raphael Maklouf and used until 1997 on British coins. It remains a popular effigy of Her Majesty on a variety of Commonwealth coin issues for bullion collections.
On the reverse side of the 2020 Silver St. Helena Spade Guinea Shields is the Royal Arms of England from the reign of the Hanoverians. Used from the reign of King George I starting in 1714 until the Act of Settlement in 1801, the quartered shield features the combined Three Lions of England and Lion of Scotland in the first quadrant, the golden fleur de lis of France in the second quadrant, the Harp of Ireland in the third quadrant, and the coat of arms for the House of Hanover in the fourth quadrant.
Your 2020 1/10 oz Silver St. Helena Spade Guinea Shields arrive with protective plastic flips, and each coin offered here comes in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
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