Angel Isle of Man 1oz Proof Silver Coin (2018)
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Isle of Man Angel Silver coin
Unlike the majority of silver coins which are minted to a bullion silver coin finish, this 1oz British coin steps it up with this beautiful proof finish silver coin. Produced by the Isle of Man’s Tower Mint, this 2018 silver coin contains 1oz of 999.0 silver. Part of a limited run of only 15,000 coins, owners of this coin will be part of an exclusive club.
With a face value of £1, the coin is one of the few non-Royal Mint coins to qualify for UK legal tender status and therefore be free from Capital Gains Tax (CGT). Individual coins come in a plastic capsule, with larger orders arriving in foil trays of 30 or 500 per box.
Coin design and features
In an ode to the Sovereign coin’s feature reverse image of St George slaying the dragon, the reverse of the Angel silver coin depicts a story of Saint Michael the Archangel slaying a fire breathing dragon. As a proof coin, the feel of the coin’s main imagery is far more three dimensional than cheaper bullion productions. The main illustration is matt in finish, sitting on a shiny background for effect and surrounded by an intricate matt effect rope edging. The wording ‘AG 999 1 ounce Angel’ adorn the bottom of the coin reverse, confirming the coins metal, purity, weight and name.
The Angel coin has been produced for centuries, dating back as far as King Edward IV’s reign in the fifteenth century. However, this silver version is a far more recent addition to the collection. Production has recently switched from Pobjoy Mint to Tower Mint.
The front of the Angel coin presents a reverse image to the back, with the main portrait of Elizabeth II presented in a polished finish, with the background contrasting in a matt look. Confirmation of the Monarch, place of issuance (Isle of Man) and year of issue, occupy the surrounding of the obverse.
Good investment option?
For those seeking to buy silver coins as an investment, the Isle of Man silver coin offers a tempting option with it’s limited mintage, tax free legal tender status and stunning looks. A cheaper bullion tax free option would be the standard Royal Mint produced Silver Britannia coin.
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.