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1 oz Silver Coin 2024 St. Helena 1 Una & The Lion Silver w/ Gold Gilded Proof

1 oz Silver Coin 2024 St. Helena 1 Una & The Lion Silver w/ Gold Gilded Proof

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1 oz Silver Coin 2024 St. Helena 1 Una & The Lion Silver w/ Gold Gilded Proof

The East India CompanyCollections is proud to present the latest issue in our celebrated ‘Una &the Lion’ series. We are launching this year an invitation to coin designers toreimagine this

ancient legend to givethe story of heroic Una and her devoted companion The Lion a fresh,contemporary twist.

The 2024 Una & theLion has been created this year by artist Carroll Hutchings. Her elegant,determined Una sits beside the powerful but poised lion as the pair look outtowards you, almost

making direct eyecontact with you! Do you feel their fierce bond and steely determination? Thismodern retelling of this ancient partnership captures the inseparableconnection and unwavering courage at the heart of the medieval legend of thisbrave princess and the mighty beast by her side.

The legend of Una &the Lion dates back to the 16th Century and Edmund Spencer’s epic poem TheFaerie Queen, a classic work of medieval English literature. At over 36,000lines long, its six books contain one of the longest poems in the English language,each book telling stories of different knights on their various quests to proveor demonstrate their particular virtues. As a

whole, it is believed tobe an allegory of the life and achievements of Queen Elizabeth I, but it is inBook One where we meet the heroic figure of Una.

Una is a beautifulprincess on a quest to save her mother and father from a cruel dragon who hasimprisoned them in a tower. To help her defeat the dragon, she searches for theRed Crosse knight, whose destiny is to become St. George, the patron saint ofEngland. While on her journey Una enters a dark secluded wood, where sheencounters a fierce lion who launches an attack on her. However, before he isable to leap upon his prey his initial rage is replaced by wonder, his angersubdued as he is instantly captivated by Una’s beauty and innocence. Instead oftearing her to pieces, he kisses her weary feet and licks her hands. He becomesher strong guard and faithful companion, forever by her side, filling

A strictly limitededition of coins worldwide.

New design by femalewildlife artist Carroll Hutchings.

Fresh, natural, andmodern interpretation of Una and the Lions connection and courage.

Created in high detailand precision.

Struck to our highestProof quality finish.

Bespoke presentationcase and storytelling booklet.

Limited Edition and Unique design.

Face Value:1

Weight: 31.1g / 1 oz

Metal: Silver

Fineness: .999 coin

Diameter: 38.61mm

Mintage: 750 pcs Limited Edition

Finish: Proof / 24K GoldGilding

Certificate: Yes

Presentation Case: Yes

Year: 2024

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