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Pobjoy’s Pegasus is Back With Charles III
Pobjoy Mint announced that the flagship Pegasus reverse frosted silver bullion coin is back for its 2023 6th edition. The coin has been issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands Government, featuring the famous Greek mythological horse, Pegasus.
The design of the coin shows the magnificent mythical horse rearing up with his wings spread. A silver bullion privy mark “P” is also present which is unique to Pobjoy Mint bullion coins.
Pegasus is one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology. The winged horse is often said to have sprang from the blood of Medusa as she was beheaded by the hero Perseus and then tamed by Bellerophon’s, ready to be rode into battle against the Khimaira.
This mythical creature is usually depicted as white in color and was always considered a good-hearted and gentle animal. Throughout his life, Pegasus remained a mysterious creature that symbolized divine inspiration or the journey to heaven.
Bullion coins are always a very attractive purchase due to their intrinsic metal value and with this design featuring a new enhanced reverse cameo finish, it is an even more attractive purchase. In order to maintain the exclusivity of this piece, no more than 10,000 of the 1oz Fine 999. Silver Reverse Frosted Bullion coins will be produced.
Approved by Buckingham Palace this coin carries an effigy of His Majesty King Charles III produced exclusively by Pobjoy Mint, which also features a frosted background.