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Beautifully crafted, this coin was issued by the Isle of Man to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the release of the Noble in 1994.
- Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Gold and 9.39 grams of Silver.
- NGC encapsulation protects and ensures the PF-70 condition of the coin.
- Mintage of only 3,000 coins.
- A special 15 privy mark is located next to the sail to commemorate the anniversary.
- Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II is depicted with three triskelion along with the year of issue.
- Reverse: A Viking ship along with the weight and face value, one noble.
- Sovereign coin backed by the Isle of Man.
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This Gold noble coin beautifully depicts the history of the Isle of Man. Add this 2009 Isle of Man Bi-Metallic Noble 15th anniversary coin to your cart today!
The idea that countries, big or small, can and should have their own coinage is what pushed the Pobjoy Mint forward. Pobjoy approached the Isle of Man government to begin a program of collector coins with corresponding values and specifications as British coins. In 1972, the Pobjoy Mint created the first practical set of coins for the Isle of Man including a 1/2 penny and up to 50 pence coins. These coins included historical and cultural elements, such as the Isle of Man’s distinctive three-legged “Triskele” insignia.
Since then, the Pobjoy Mint has issued an array of innovative and artistic coins sought after by some of the choosiest collectors. One particular contribution to numismatics and coin production was the development of the world’s first satisfactory man-made Precious Metal, called Virenium, which has been used in high denomination coinage since 1978. This was hailed worldwide as the first significant breakthrough in coinage from the last century.
The Pobjoy Mint provides circulation and collector coinage for 12 countries and territories, and that number is ever increasing. Pobjoy Mint has been consistently recognized within the numismatic industry for their innovations, including 45 “firsts” such as the first Silver one kilo coin, the first coin in the shape of the Eiffel Tower, the first titanium coin and the world’s highest relief coin. The Pobjoy Mint has demonstrated their ability to push the limits of the coin industry to surprising achievements and new heights.