2021 Truth 1oz Gold Proof Coin
|The allegorical presentation of the Queen’s six virtues was first presented on the Victoria Memorial, situated outside Buckingham Palace. Designed after Queen Victoria’s death in 1901, The Winged Angel of Victory is featured at the very top of the monument and crouched at her feet are the allegorical figures of Courage and Constancy. Courage wears a helmet and bears a club, while Constancy holds a ship’s compass, and both have cloaks swirling out in the breeze.|
Beneath stand personifications of Justice, Truth and Charity.
“qualities which made our Queen so great and so much beloved. “
This innovative and thought-provoking collection is released in tribute of the ‘Virtues of a Queen’. Virtues which, in all our lives, remain as important as ever. Issued over three years in gold and silver, the collection features the allegorical personifications of
VICTORY, TRUTH, CHARITY, JUSTICE, COURAGE AND CONSTANCY
Coin Name: 2021 TRUTH 1oz gold proof coin
Alloy: 999.9AU (24ct gold)
Issuing Authority: St Helena
Issue Limit: 250
Total Mintage: 250
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|THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE DESIGN – TRUTH|
Our SECOND DESIGN in the series, the Truth coin features the allegorical representation of Truth.It is said that the Victorian Era set the foundation for the basic principle and importance of being and acting truthfully as a core virtue and can be directly attributed to Queen Victoria herself.In more modern times Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is known to have a compelling sense of herself as a spiritual being who is the searcher and the seeker of truth.