IOM Legend Of King Arthur Merlin 1996 1 Crown Copper-Nickel Coin

 

  

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ISLE OF MAN

The Legend Of King Arthur

Merlin

1996 1 CROWN COPPER-NICKEL COIN UNCIRCULATED

Coin you receive may vary somewhat from the photo but will be in same general condition.

Coin may have minor wear of finish and/or nicks from way these coins are stacked at the mint.

Coin may have minor spotting and/or toning and/or oxidation - this is the way these coins come new from the mint.

Beautiful Reeded Edge

This coin is 36.00 mm in diameter and is much larger than both USA quarter (24.26 mm in diameter) and USA half dollar (30.61 mm in diameter).

In 1996, the Isle of Man issued a five coin series of copper-nickel crowns featuring the Legend of King Arthur. 

THIS LISTING IS FOR ONLY ONE COIN FROM THE IOM THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR SERIES - THE MERLIN COIN 

Merlin is a legendary figure best known as the wizard featured in Arthurian legend. King Arthur benefits from the help and advice of this powerful wizard throughout his life. When King Arthur was a young boy, the powerful wizard Merlin prepared him to become Britain's ruler. As a boy, King Arthur pulled Merlin's magical sword Excalibur from a stone and proved that he was the rightful heir to the throne. Merlin raised Arthur away from the Royal Court for his own safety until he was ready to take the throne.

In later years, Merlin became King Arthur's trusted adviser and helper. Indeed, Merlin, who arranged for Arthur's birth and for many aspects of his life, can be seen as the guiding force behind the Arthurian legends.

Above is stock photo

Reverse Image
Merlin seated at his table with books and potions reading a parchment

Lettering On Reverse: 
THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR · MERLIN
ONE CROWN

 Above is stock photo

Obverse Image
Bust of Queen Elizabeth II

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
ISLE OF MAN · 1996
RDM (tiny leterring)
PM (tiny lettering)
 
Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

 

COIN SPECIFICATIONS:

METAL   COPPER-NICKEL

FACE   VALUE 1 CROWN

DIAMETER   38.60 MM

WEIGHT   28.28 GMS

This Isle Of Man The Legend Of King Arthur Merlin 1996 1 Crown Copper-Nickel Coin Uncirculated makes a great collectible gift for yourself or someone you know.

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Isle Of Man The Legend Of King Arthur Merlin 1996 1 Crown Copper-Nickel Coin Uncirculated
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  • Item #: C01V02M01P01C11L23IOMKGARTMERLIN
  • Manufacturer: ISLE OF MAN
  • Manufacturer's Product Number: L0464400
  • Condition: New
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