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  • 1 troy ounce gold Merlin coin 2023 front
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1 troy ounce gold Merlin coin 2023

2.364,00 Per piece 76,01 Per gram

The price per gram is calculated by dividing the price per piece by the netto weight of the coin.

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This 1 troy ounce (31,1 grams) fine gold (99,99%) Merlin coin is the latest release of the Myths and Legends series. Merli... This 1 troy ounce (31,1 grams) fine gold (99,99%) Merlin coin is the latest release of the Myths and Legends series. Merlin is a central figure in the Arthurian legend. Merlin is known as king Arthur's advisor, wizard and prophet. This release is the second mythical character to appear in this three-coin bullion series inspired by the legend of King Arthur. 
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Specifications

The Royal Mint
Selling price
€ 2.364,00
Price per gram
€ 76,01
Net weight
1 troy ounce (31,103 gram)
Fineness
99,9%
Brutogewicht
31,13 gram
Condition
New
Year of issue
2023
Mint
Royal Mint

Information

1 troy ounce gold Merlin coin 2023

This 1 troy ounce (31.103 gram) gold (99.99%) Merlin mint is the latest release of the Myths and Legends series. The coin is minted by the Royal Mint and this coin is the second mythical character to appear in this three-coin bullion series inspired by the legend of King Arthur. The design of this beautiful coin was created by artist and illustrator David Lawrence. He has depicted Merlin with Glastonbury in the background, which is said to be the source of inspiration for the mystical island of Avalon. On Merlin's right shoulder is an owl, symbolizing his knowledge and wisdom. He holds a magical staff and has a golden sickle attached to his belt, which he uses to cut the mistletoe in the Sacred Grove. 
 
The coin has a diameter of 38.61 and contains a face value of 2 pounds. Each coin is individually packaged in a coin capsule.

Design of the gold Merlin coin

1 troy ounce gold Merlin coin 2023 front


Obverse

On the obverse of this coin you can see Merlin with Glastonbury in the background. On Merlin's right shoulder you can see an owl, symbolizing his knowledge and wisdom. In addition, he holds a magical staff and a golden sickle is attached to his belt to cut the mistletoe in the sacred grove. All around you can see the inscriptions MERLIN - the name of the coin, 1OZ - the weight, FINE GOLD- the precious metal type, 999.9 - the purity, 2023 - the year of issue and D.L - the initials of David Lawrence, the designer of the coin.

1 troy ounce gold Merlin coin 2023 back


Reverse

The reverse shows the effigy of Charles III, designed by Martin Jennings. Martin worked painstakingly for a year, alongside experts at the Royal Mint, to create the portrait of Charles on the front of the new coins. All around you can see the inscriptions MJ - the initials of Martin Jennings, CHARLES III - the name of the King, 100 POUNDS - the face value of the coin and D. G. REX F. D. - which means by the grace of God, King. 

Story of Merlin

In the popular story of King Arthur and Merlin, Merlin took the young prince under his wing and, for safety reasons, had him raised with a simple family in a house somewhere in a forest. Merlin was Arthur's teacher and also his best student. Merlin taught Arthur a technique for pulling a stick out of a stone, a technique he would later unknowingly apply to the magical sword Excalibur. Arthur's father, before dying on the battlefield, had stuck the sword in a rock, predicting that whoever could pull the sword out would become king of all England.


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  • 1 troy ounce (31,1 gram) fine gold (99,99%)
  • Features a skilful interpretation of Merlin by David Lawrence
  • From the Myths and Legends series


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