The Royal Mint of England introduced a coin design honoring the rock band Queen in 2020 as the first issue in the new British Music Legends Series. The collection has a diverse set of options to suit any collector or investors. Proof silver coins include 2 oz, 1 oz, and 1/2 oz coins with the same design; a design that is also shared on the 1 oz silver bullion version of the coins. Right now, 2020 1 oz Silver British Music Legends Queen coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside an individual capsule!
- First design release in the Silver British Music Legends Series!
- Mintage limited to 25,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of 2 Pound sterling backed by the government of Britain.
- Queen Elizabeth II is shown on the obverse of the coin.
- Musical instruments used by Queen included in the reverse design element.
- Designed with the permission of Roger Taylor and Brian May.
Each 2020 1 oz Silver British Music Legends Queen coin in this product listing at Silver.com is available to you with an individual capsule to house the specimens. Each of the individual coins is offered in Brilliant Uncirculated condition from the Royal Mint of England.
The music from Queen was influenced by progressive rock, hard rock, and heavy metal, with the group combining these influences to create its own distinctive sounds. The group formally united May and Taylor, who’d previously performed together in Smile, with Freddie Mercury in 1970. John Deacon was recruited by the group in March 1971, completing a quartet that would delight crowds and created some of the greatest rock ballads of the 1970s and 1980s.
Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse design element of 2020 1 oz Silver British Music Legends Queen coins. Her Majesty is shown here against the backdrop of the guilloche design element with the George IV State Diadem Crown on her head. The Queen is depicted in this portrait at the age of 89 and this serves as the fifth-generation portrait during her reign to showcase on British denominations.
Musical instruments used by the members of Queen are depicted on the reverse side of 2020 Silver British Music Legends Queen coins. The design field features the name “Queen” in the center, with a microphone and stand just below. There is a keyboard at the top of the design field with drums and two guitars at the bottom. Freddie Mercury was the lead vocalist and piano player in the group, with Brian May and Roger Taylor both contributing to vocals while playing the guitar and drums, respectively. Deacon was the group’s bass guitarist.
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