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2008 PLATINUM GREAT BRITAIN 10 PENCE LION COIN NGC PROOF 68 ULTRA CAMEO ONLY 250 MINTED

2008 PLATINUM GREAT BRITAIN 10 PENCE LION COIN NGC PROOF 68 ULTRA CAMEO ONLY 250 MINTED
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Country of Origin: Great Britian

UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

REIGN OF ELIZABETH II (1952-PRESENT)

PLATINUM EMBLEMS OF BRITAIN COLLECTION - LION PASSANT GUARDANT by CHRISTOPHER IRONSIDE

10 PENCE PLATINUM COIN CERTIFIED BY NGC PROOF 68 ULTRA CAMEO

OBV: HEAD OF ELIZABETH II RIGHT WEARING TIARA; DATE LOWER RIGHT EDGE.

REV: CROWNED LION PASSANT GUARDANT, DENOMINATION ABOVE; VALUE BENEATH.

THE BARBARY LION IS THE NATIONAL ANIMAL OF ENGLAND. RICHARD I (REIGNED 1189-1199) WAS NICKNAMED "THE LIONHEART" DUE TO HIS REPUTATION OF GREAT BRAVERY, AND HE IS CREDITED WITH THE FIRST USE OF THREE LIONS PASSANT GUARDANT ON HIS SHIELD, ALTHOUGH HIS FATHER HENRY II, AND HIS GRANDFATHER GEOFFREY PLANTAGENET, COUNT OF ANJOU, USED LIONS AS ROYAL SYMBOLS. IN HERALDRY, THE TERM "PASSANT" MEANS WALKING, WITH RIGHT FOREPAW RAISED AND ALL OTHERS ON THE GROUND. THE TERM "GUARDANT" IS WITH HEAD FACING THE VIEWER. 

CONTAINS 15.60 GRAMS OF 9995 FINE PLATINUM

0.5013 APW

24.5 MM IN DIAMETER

ONLY 250 MINTED!

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