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2018 1 oz St Helena Spade Guinea .999 Silver Coin

2018 1 oz St Helena Spade Guinea .999 Silver Coin

2018 1 oz St Helena Spade Guinea .999 Silver Coin
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The Spade Guinea One-ounce silver coin in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.

Official legal tender of Saint Helena, the reverse of the coin features the Spade Guinea Shield, the coin’s weight and bears the quality mint mark of the East India Company. The obverse bears the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by internationally renowned sculptor Raphael Maklouf, the issuing country St. Helena, the denomination £1, and the year date 2018. Both the obverse and reverse feature a distinct East India Company traditional pattern in the fields.

The Guinea is one of the world’s most respected gold coinages in history carrying with it a reputation of trust and purity. First struck in 1663 for King Charles II it became the pride of Britain’s coinage for 150 years. Decus et Tutamen, meaning an Ornament and a Safeguard appeared on King Charles II Five Guinea coin, iconic words associated with the Guinea which remains a testament its beauty and reliability. A symbol of Britain’s rising colonial power, the Guinea was recognized and accepted throughout the world as for its purity and reliability and treasured by merchants as they traveled the world on East India Company Ships.

History of the Spade Guinea

The Guinea was first introduced by Charles II in 1663. The first English machine struck coin, it was originally worth one Pound or twenty shillings, however, over time its value fluctuated with the price of gold until in 1717 Britain adopted the gold standard and its value was fixed at 21 shillings.

The Spade Guinea design was introduced by King George III in 1787. The Spade reverse bearing the Royal Arms and titles symbolizing England and Scotland, France, Ireland, and the German possession of the Hanoverian dynasty.

Additional Info

Year 2018
Metal Content 1 oz
Purity 999
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Country St Helena
Manufacturer East India Company
Diameter (mm) 38.1

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