People of all ages have enjoyed the fantastical stories for many years featuring mythical creatures, brave heroes, dangerous adventures, and more. The Faerie Queene is one such story based on a well-known poem from the 16th century, which has a long-lasting legacy in the fantasy genre. This poem presents a narrative that is now illustrated on the 2022 2 oz Proof Silver St. Helena Faerie Queene Coin, which is now available for purchase from Silver.com!
- This coin is available to you in a presentation box with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- First issuance year for The Faerie Queene coin series!
- Limited amount of these coins are available for purchase!
- Consists of Two Troy ounces of .999 fine silver.
- Special gilded feature also included.
- This coin bears a face value of Two Pounds and is fully backed by St. Helena.
- The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is shown on the obverse.
- Una and the Redcrosse Knight are seen on the reverse.
The 2022 2 oz Proof Silver St. Helena Faerie Queene Coin will make the perfect gift for any medieval lover! This special bullion product was struck in 99.9% pure silver and comes with a unique gilded feature, which helps highlight the design shown on the coin’s reverse. This gilded finish really allows the scene taking place on the coin to come to life and bring out a more mystical and fantastical side to the design. When you purchase this coin from Silver.com, your order will arrive in a beautiful display box with a Certificate of Authenticity.
With roots based in mythology, the Faerie Queene is known for having a rich tradition of storytelling. This coin specifically highlights the scene of Una interacting with the Redcrosse Knight. It’s a well-known tale that the Redcrosse Knight defeats the dragon, with the story being taken from the epic poem by Edmund Spenser. Many fantasy stories have been influenced by Spenser’s poetry, especially when looking at pop culture today. Overall, the Faerie Queene helped lay the foundation for what the fantasy genre is today.
On the obverse of the 2022 2 oz Proof St. Helena Faerie Queene Coin is the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, which was created in 2015 by Jody Clark. Queen Elizabeth II is shown wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem Crown, as well as a lovely pearl necklace. An inscription that reads “D.G. Regina, F.D, St. Helena” circles around the Queen’s effigy, along with the coin’s release year and value.
On the reverse of the 2022 2 oz Proof Silver St. Helena Faerie Queene Coin is a special design showing Una and the Redcrosse Knight. The viewer will notice a fairytale castle shown in the background, along with a large dragon flying overhead. Assuming the castle is under siege, Una is shown appealing for help to the Redcrosse Knight. She hopes that he will defeat the dragon and save her family.
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