The 2023 UK King Arthur Myths and Legends 1oz Silver Coin was the first release in the 3-coin series from The Royal Mint featuring popular myths and legends surrounding King Arthur.
The coin features a beautifully designed image of the mythical King Arthur his sword drawn, a crown on his head, and his famous Castle Of Camelot in the background. The backdrop has a special Micro-dot table texture for added security. Details of the coin's weight, fineness, and 2023 year date are also shown.
The obverse of the coin bears the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on a guilloche background design, and the monetary denomination of £2 Pounds.
- Weighs 1 Troy Ounce and is 999.0 Fine Silver.
- Minted by The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, South Wales.
- Struck to a bullion finish.
- Capital Gains Tax exempt.
- Dimensions: Diameter: 38.61mm. Thickness: approximately 3.00mm.
The legend of King Arthur has been told from the ninth century to the present. The story is so prevalent many believe the legend to be true, although historians have never been able to confirm he ever existed. The reverse design was designed by engraver David Lawrence.