2023 1oz Silver Myths & Legends King Arthur Proof Coin Highlights:
Counrty: The United Kingdom
Face Value: $2
Purity: .999 Fine Silver
Obverse Designer Martin Jennings
Reverse Designer: David Lawrence
Part of the British Myths and Legend's series, this King Arthur coin is dedicated to Arthur, son of Pendragon who was conceieved using the magic of Merlin. The legend stems from early Welsch ninth and tenth century chonicles.
Over the years, the legend of Arthur and his many deeds have undergone numerous reinterpretations, including portrayals of Arthur as a warlord, a wise King and a noble Kinght. These various reinterpretations have created an air of mystery and intrigue surrounding the myth, which drives it's popularity to this day.
Designed by Martin Jennings, King Arthur is portrayed on the obverse of this coin in a regal pose, brandishing the mythical blade known as Excalibur. The reverse of this coin displays an effigy of His Makesty the King. It has been finished with a frost, allowing light to reflect in different angles.