British Silver The Royal Arms
- Introduction: 2019`
- Silver Fineness: .9999
- Tax Status: No sales tax or VAT
- Mint: Royal Mint
Buy British Silver The Royal Arms coin online. The Silver Royal Arms is one of the British silver bullion coins that was minted in 2019. The Royal Mint, a government-owned mint that produces coins for the United Kingdom, manufactured the coin. The mint is a limited company that is wholly under the governance of Her Majesty’s Treasury. Being a legal tender, traders of the coin are free from sales tax.
The 1 troy ounce coin has a diameter of 38.61 millimeters and a thickness of 1.8 millimeters. The coin has its edge reeded and a silver purity of .9999. The coin has a monetary denomination of two pounds. The reverse of the coin, designed by Tim Noad, features the Royal Arms of the United Kingdom. The Royal Arms has been a mainstay of British coinage for centuries, and symbolizes strength and majesty of the monarchy of the United Kingdom. The Royal Arms is still used as a symbol of authority and identification.
The quartered Royal Arms crowned shield depicts three passant guardant lions of England featured in the first and fourth quadrants, and in the second, the rampant lion and double treasure flory-counterflory represents Scotland. The third quadrant portrays the harp of Ireland. The shield is supported by the crowned English lion on the left side and on the right side the Scottish unicorn, and has a Garter circlet surrounding it, inscribed with “HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE” which translates to ‘Shame on He Who thinks Evil of it’ in English. At the bottom side of the coin, “1 OZ FINE SILVER 999” is engraved in a counterclockwise direction. The year of coinage is at the top of the coin- “2019”.
The obverse of the British Silver The Royal Arms coin depicts the image of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty faces the right side of the coin wearing the crown she wore on her coronation in 1953. The initials of the designer, Jody Clark, are inscribed beneath the effigy; “J.C”. From the top-right side of the coin, the text “ELIZABETH II • D • G • REG • F • D • 2 POUNDS •” runs along the periphery of the coin in a clockwise direction. You can buy the British Silver The Royal Arms coin online free of sales tax or VAT.
The Royal Mint
|Country of Origin
The Royal Arms
|Pure Silver Content
1 Troy oz
999 fine silver