The Royal Arms of England was first developed and flown by King Richard I, better known as Richard the Lionheart. The shield features the Three Lions of England depicted in passant guardant stance. For 200 years, this exact shield was used by English monarchs in the House of Plantagenet. Today, 2019 1 oz British Royal Arms of England Gibraltar Gold Coins are available to you online from Wallace Precious Metals.
- Available to you inside of protective packaging!
- 1st issue of Gibraltar gold coins with the Royal Arms of England design!
- Limited mintage of only 5,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
- The face value of 5 is fully backed by Gibraltar.
- Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse.
- Richard the Lionhearts Royal Arms of England appear on the reverse.
Richard the Lionheart is known to most in the West as one of the leading monarchs to answer the call of the Catholic Church to pursue a crusade in the Middle East to retake the Holy Land. Back home in England, King Richard I was one of the greatest Plantagenet kings and created the famous Royal Arms of England still used by monarchs in some form today.
All 2018 1 oz British Royal Arms of England Gibraltar Gold Coins are available to you through this listing in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins are issued by the Scottsdale Mint in the United States on behalf of Gibraltar. The small, rocky outcrop represents the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula on the European continent and is just miles from the African mainland. Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory controlled by England since 1704.
On the reverse of 2018 1 oz British Royal Arms of England Gibraltar Gold Coins is the image of the original Royal Arms of England. Designed during Richard the Lionhearts reign, this shield added a third lion to previous designs which had featured only one or two. The Three Lions are shown in passant guardant pose walking to the viewers let with the right forepaw raised off the ground and the head turned toward the viewer.
The obverse of 2018 British Royal Arms of England Gibraltar Gold Coins includes the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is featured here in right-profile relief in a design created in 1984 by Raphael Maklouf for the Royal Mint to use on British coinage. The design remained in circulation from 1984 to 1997 and is known as the third-generation image.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Face Value||5 Pounds|
|Reverse Designer||Raphael Maklouf|
|Series||Royal Arms of England|
|Capsule Size||32 mm|
|Packaging Type||Plastic Capsule|
|Weight||1 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Free Shipping on Orders Over $99|