1 oz Two Dragons Silver Coin (2018)
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Two Dragons Silver Coin
This stunning limited issue 1oz silver coin is issued by the world-renowned Royal Mint. Coins will be dispatched loose for small orders, in foil packs of 20, and boxes of 100 for larger orders. These silver coins are a special edition issue, to celebrate 50 years since the Royal Mint moved their refinery Pontyclun in South Wales. Minted to the Mint’s high 999.9 purity, the coins contain 31.103g of pure silver.
Issue mintage numbers are restricted to only 50,000 making the coins highly collectable. Like other 1oz silver coins like the Silver Britannia series, this coin features a £2 face value and therefore qualifies as CGT-exempt.
The obverse of the coin offers familiarity in sharing the same Queen Elizabeth 5th portrait (designed by artist Jody Clark) as all the other current Royal Mint collection. The coin’s unique design becomes more apparent on the coin’s reverse. The main design features two dragons, each occupying half of the space. Created by designer Timothy Noad, one Dragon represents the dragon of Wales, while the other embodies a Chinese Dragon. Their positioning on the coin is separated by the familiar ying and yang wave, which further symbolises the association between British and Asian culture.
The edge of the reverse contains the wording ‘TWO DRAGONS’ on the top, with the weight, metal purity and year of issue on the bottom.
Our Expert Opinion
This coin yet again confirms the Mint’s desire to strengthen its appeal to the huge Asian market with its Chinese theme. The reverse more obviously nods to the intertwined relationship between the UK and Asia, which the Royal Mint clearly feels enhances the coin’s global appeal. We agree and wouldn’t be surprised if this limited mintage is snapped up very quickly.
With premiums being modest, investing in these silver coins could be a shrewd medium-term bet, as premiums for other limited issue coins like the Queens Beast Series have risen once certain issues have sold out.
With the beauty of its design and limited mintage, also comes a tax efficient investment. Like all UK coins, the face value of this silver coin, lends itself well to those seeking a CGT-free investment.
Orders are delivered free of charge within the UK only.
Delivery is in non-branded tamper proof packaging by Royal Mail Special Delivery and is fully insured. Delivery usually takes place before 1pm on the day following despatch, but some areas may run over this timeframe.
Maximum value per parcel is £50,000, so larger orders will be sent in multiple installments.
When placing your order, the delivery address needs to match the registered address of the buyer.
You’ll receive a despatch email with a tracking link once the goods are sent so you can see the status of the delivery and location of the parcel.
In the event that no-one is in to receive the delivery, you’ll be left a red card confirming attempted delivery, with confirmation on the Royal Mail tracking page. You then have the choice of arranging redelivery or picking up the parcel from your nearest sorting office.
For more details please see section 4 of our Terms & Conditions and our Delivery & Storage page.
If you request storage for your order, your goods will be sent free of charge to the storage vaults.
All gold & silver orders are stored at Loomis International in the UK and held on a fully allocated and segregated basis.
Storage fees are 1%+VAT/year for gold and 1.5%+VAT/year for silver, subject to minimum charges.
Please see further details of storage fees and minimum charges on our Storage & Delivery page.
Storage is charged at point of purchase by selecting ‘Buy with Storage’ to the next semi-annual pay date. Semi-annual storage dates are 15 March and 15 September each year and are subject to minimum charges for the period.
A recurring storage fee will be taken from your card at each semi-annual storage date.
You can opt to have your goods delivered at any time, subject to delivery charges of £25 +0.25% of the metal value.