In the new Queen’s Virtues Series for the British Overseas Territory of St. Helena, the famous female personifications from the Victoria Memorial in London have been reimagined on beautiful bullion coins. With 1 oz silver and 1 oz gold coins available to investors, this series is sure to generate intense interest. Each of the six releases will feature a new reverse design paired with the Raphael Maklouf bust of Queen Elizabeth II from 1985. Now, 2021 1 oz Gold St. Helena Queen’s Virtues Victory Coins are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coins ship to you in protective capsules, sheets of 10, or mint-sealed Master Boxes of 50!
- First of six releases in the Gold Queen’s Virtues Series!
- Features the image of Victory!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of 100 Pounds by St. Helena.
- The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse is the image of Victory.
When Queen Victoria passed in 1901, it was not long before her son and successor, King Edward VII, suggested a memorial be designed and constructed in the Queen’s honor. Her legacy in England was a large one. She was, at the time, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, and her grace and elegance encapsulated an entire era of British life that came to be known as the Victorian Era.
Earlier in her reign, the six virtues of Victory, Truth, Justice, Charity, Courage, and Constancy had been established as so-called Queen’s Virtues, moral and physical attributes it was believed the Queen carried on as the representative head and sovereign of the realm. These six female personifications were eventually brought to life in the Victoria Memorial erected in London, a towering statue with Victory at its center.
The obverse of the 2021 1 oz Gold St. Helena Queen’s Virtues Victory Coins features the third-generation British coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This design was created by Raphael Maklouf and used on coins of the realm from 1985 to 1997. Elizabeth II carries the Queen’s Virtues forward into the 21st century and has supplanted her great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, as the longest-reigning monarch in English history.
On the reverse field of 2021 Gold Queen’s Virtues Victory Coins is a left-profile statue of Victory. Based on the personification of Victory found in the Victoria Memorial, the figure of Victory has towering wings on her back, lifts her right hand overhead, and carries the palm branch as a sign of triumph and peace.
These 2021 1 oz Gold St. Helena Queen’s Virtues Victory Coins are available to you for purchase individually or in bulk options. Single coins will ship inside of protective capsules. Multiples of 10 are housed in sheets, with five sheets of 10 coins each shipped in Master Boxes. All coins are in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
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