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QEII 2021 EIC gold proof 5oz Una & Lion

Elizabeth II (1952-), East India Company, Saint-Helena, gold proof Five Ounce (£5 denomination), 2021, Una and the Lion, facing bust of crowned Queen, her head to the right, JC initials to the left for designer Jody Clark, ELIZABETH II. D. G. REGINA. F. D. ST. HELENA. 5 POUNDS, rev. depiction of Queen Victoria as Una and the Lion beside a striding lion, her outstretched right hand holding a jewelled sceptre, symbolic of the young Monarch leading her vast Empire, carrying in her left arm a cross-bearing orb. Inspired by the William Wyon original coin of 1839, the logo of the East India Company in exergue 156g of 0.999 fine gold. Proof state in original East India Company box with numbered certificate of Authenticity.

Maximum Mintage of 30 coins.

Inspired by this legendary Una and the Lion £5 gold coin and features an interpretation of the young Queen standing in a flowing gown, depicted as Lady Una, a character from Edmund Spenser's 1590 poem entitled 'The Faerie Queene'. Queen Victoria is shown beside a striding lion, her outstretched right hand holding a jewelled sceptre, symbolic of the young Monarch leading her vast Empire, carrying in her left arm a cross-bearing orb.

This spectacular scene is surrounded by the Latin motto 'DIRIGE DEUS GRESSUS MEOS' which translates to "May the Lord direct my steps" and the date 2019 in roman numerals in a true representation of the original masterpiece. Each obverse features the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and legend and is complimented by matching beading detail.

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