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Featuring the Plantagenet King Richard the Lionheart official Royal Arms of England design, these coins are part of the first release of a new anticipated annual program that serves as a nod to to Britain's rich heraldic history.
- Limited mintage of 50,000 coins.
- Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- Coins come in protective plastic capsules.
- Obverse: Displays an image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the weight and purity.
- Reverse: Depicts the Plantagenet King coat of arms that features the three lions passant guardant.
- The coins, manufactured and distributed by Scottsdale Mint are legal tender in the territory of Gibraltar.
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Collect all coins in the series and own a piece of British history! Add this 1 oz Silver Gibraltar Royal Arms of England BU coin to your cart today!
In the late 12th century, the Plantagenet King Richard I of England, affectionately known as King Richard the Lionheart, displayed the first-ever Royal Arms of England. The escutcheon (or shield) originally bore 1-2 lions, but a third lion was eventually added by King Richard I – Three lions passant guardant. King Richard the Lionheart’s Royal Arms of England three lions design would come to serve as the symbol of the King of England and the personal coat of arms of nearly every Plantagenet King for the next 200 years, approximately.
King Richard’s three lions remained until 1369 when the Plantagenet King Edward III altered the Royal Arms design to include the fleur-de-lis, reputedly in an effort to strengthen his claim to the French crown. Beyond the aesthetic appeal of the coin itself, the incorporation of the Tudor Rose into the design signifies the passing of the Plantagenet Dynasty and the birth of the Tudor Dynasty. In the War of the Roses Henry Tudor (King Henry VII) was victorious over King Richard III, the final Plantagenet King.
100% of reviewers recommend this product
Posted By:How Bout Dem Yorkies
Date:Nov 1, 2018
The picture doesn’t do this coin justice. The crest that’s front and center looks great, but the fine design outside the crest is really what caught my eye. Keep ‘em coming!
- Attractive Design
- Collectible (lower mintage)
- Mint Condition
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