British Gold Two Dragons
- Debut: 2018
- Gold Purity: 99.99%
- Tax Status: No sales tax or VAT
- Mint: Royal Mint
Buy British Gold Two Dragons Coins Online. The British Two Dragons coin was produced after two nations, Wales and China, with a rich history of dragon lore located on the opposite side of the globe came together in the design of a new gold coin series from the Royal mint. The 1 troy ounce coin was minted in 2018 as part of the British Gold bullion coins. In Chinese mythology, dragons can control the elements and are symbols of power and strength.
The portrait of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, is featured on the obverse of the coin centrally positioned. The obverse was designed by Jody Clark. The Queen faces the right profile of the coin wearing the crown she wore during her coronation in 1953. Encircling the effigy are some inscriptions which includes Her Majesty’s name and the face value of the coin- “ELIZABETH II • D • G • REG • F • D • 100 POUNDS •”. The initials “D • G • REG • F • D” stand for ‘Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensor’ translating to: By the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of Faith, in English.
Designed by Tim Noad, the reverse of the coin features two dragons; the Chinese dragon on the upper half of the design field and on the lower half of the design field is the Welsh dragon. The combination of the Welsh dragon and the Chinese dragon commemorates deep connection between the two countries. The two beasts are depicted differently. The Chinese dragon is typically snake-like in appearance with eight legs and no wings. The Welsh dragon has four legs and a set of wings with a pointed tongue and tail. The size of the coin, the gold purity and the year of coinage are engraved at the bottom of the coin- “ONE OUNCE FINE GOLD 999.9 • 2018”
The coin has a diameter of 32.69 millimeters and a thickness of 3.0 millimeters. Having a reeded edge, the coin has a gross weight of 31.10 grams and a gold fineness of .9999. Production of the coin was done limitedly; 5,000 bullion coins during the first coinage. Investors can buy British Gold Two Dragons Coins Online sales tax and VAT free.
The Royal Mint
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1 Troy oz
999.9 fine gold / 24 carat gold