Maid Marian is part of the Royal Mint Myths & Legends collection that was inspired by the tale of the much loved outlaw Robin Hood. She is a necessary part of the story as the love interest of the historical bandit. The original story did not mention Maid Marian but she became a popular character over the years as the story was rewritten over generations. The story of Maid Marian has been adjusted to fit the societal norms of different eras but has remained an integral part of the legend.
The image of Maid Marian is featured on the reverse of the Myths and Legends Maid Marian 1oz Silver Coin 2022, she stands in profile view peering from behind a tree in Sherwood Forest. The details are remarkable on the coin, from the quiver of arrows on her back to the braids in her hair. The initials JC are also displayed to represent the designer, Jody Clark. The background incorporates a micro-dot texture for enhanced security.
The obverse displays Jody Clark’s portrait of Elizabeth II and the inscription includes the face value of the coin which is 2 pounds as legal tender in the United Kingdom.
The 2022 Maid Marian 1oz Silver Coin contains one troy ounce or 31.10 grams of 9.999 fine silver. It has a diameter of 38.61 mm and a thickness of 3 mm. The design is also available in one troy ounce of fine gold and a 10oz option in silver.
This collection is a wonderful contribution to British folklore and the Maid Marian 1oz Silver Coin 2022 is a must-have piece.
|Country of Origin
|The Royal British Mint
|Myths and Legends
|Year of issue
|Single in Pouch
|25 per tube
|Large Packing 2
|500 per Box
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