The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III 2023 1oz Silver Coin
With a mintage of only 150 000, you should really try and secure your copy of the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III 2023 1oz Silver Coin.
This beautiful coin has been produced by the mother of all Mint, the Royal Mint. The Royal Mint produces a staggering 5 billion coins every 12 months and is one of the biggest partners of StoneX Bullion.
The Royal Mint brand is recognised around the world and has a proud heritage. It is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of coins and has produced some amazing pieces. This one is no exemption.
The silver proof coin was produced by the Royal Mint to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III following the death of his mother Elizabeth II in September 2022. The coin captures the opulence of the coronation of King Charles III which was an amazing event. Three generations had passed since the last time a coronation was held in the UK.
The coin’s obverse depicts King Charles III wearing the Tudor Crown and facing to the left. It is the first time since the 17th century that such a design on a UK coinage sees a male King wearing a crown. The designer behind the portrait is famous sculptor Martin Jennings. His work in celebration of great writers and poets including Charles Dickens and Geroge Orwell is particularly well known and admired.
To research the way the Tudor crown was presented, he looked at old coins, such as those of George VI. He modelled the crown in plasticene onto a plaster cast of the head. The design was completed using digital technology with the team at the Royal Mint.
The legend around King Charles read CHARLES III DG REX FD, 2 Pounds and the year of mintage 2023.
The beautiful reverse has been created by experienced Royal Mint engraver John Bergdahl. The design depicts King Charles III crowned royal cypher, which is the Sovereign’s monogram, consisting of the initials of the monarch’s name, Charles and the title Rex-Latin for King, alongside a representation of the Crown. It is surrounded by a wreath and the following inscriptions can be found: THE CORONATION OF KING CHARLES III, 6 MAY 2023.
The Coronation of King Charles III 1oz silver coin weighs 1 Troy Ounce and is 999.9 Fine Silver.It is manufactured and supplied by The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, South Wales which is the assurance of craftsmanship to the highest level.
Silver bullion coins have long been the coin of choices for dedicated numismatic enthusiasts. This beautiful Coronation of King Charles III 1 oz silver coin represents a piece of British history and will delight investors and collectors alike. It is now available for purchase on StoneX Bullion and will come in a limited-edition presentation case.