The 2017 Pegasus Reverse Silver Bullion Coin

The 2017 Pegasus Reverse Silver Bullion Coin
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Code:  L6710500
Brand:  Pobjoy Mint Limited

Shipping Weight:  60g

Key Features

  • Issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands
  • Struck in Fine silver to Reverse-Proof standard
  • Available in a plush black pouch
  • Limited issue of 50,000
  • Features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy Mint
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The story of Pegasus starts when Perseus is sent to eliminate one of the three Gorgons-- Medusa who had wriggling snakes rather of hair. It was stated that anyone regrettable adequate to gaze on her face would turn to stone. The God Hermes and the Goddess Athena came to help Perseus with unique gifts, consisting of a shield which Perseus utilized as a mirror so he did not look straight at Medusa. When Perseus beheaded Medusa it is said that Pegasus was born from the blood of the Gorgon.
 
After Pegasus had actually helped Perseus rescue Andromeda, he was carried to Mount Helicon where he was delegated to the care of the Muses. Lots of desired to capture Pegasus however nobody might exercise the best ways to tame such a magnificent animal. After being recommended to oversleep the temple of Athena, Bellerophon saw the goddess prior to him holding a golden bridle. When he awoke he was alone but the bridle remained. He ranged from the temple and discovered Pegasus drinking at a spring. Bellerophon put the charmed bridle on the winged horse's head with little problem and, with the bridle in place, Pegasus became gentle and tame and Bellerophon became his master.
 
The image on the coin is based on a well-known Greek image of the famous Winged Horse Pegasus and the Goddess Athena. Authorised by Buckingham Palace this coin carries an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy Mint, which likewise features a frosted background.
 
Each coin is produced to the greatest quality and has actually been struck four times to produce a stunning frosted-finish background with the design sculpted in striking relief. A truly special design in reverse proof with a restricted mintage that makes it an uncommon and important collector's coin.
Denomination$1
Metal999. Silver
Size38.60mm
Weight31.103g
QualityReverse Proof
Mintage50,000
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1kg - 2kg Free £7.00 £4.00 £8.00 £13.25
2kg - 3kg Free - £6.00 £10.00 £31.95
3kg - 4kg Free - £8.00 £11.00 £31.95
4kg - 5kg Free - £9.00 £14.00 £31.95
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10kg - 20kg Free - - - £49.50
 
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