2020 – THE UNICORN – 1 TROY OUNCE – 39MM
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The unicorn is a legendary creature that has been written about and referenced as far back as 8 BC. A horse-like beast with a single horn projecting from its forehead.
In European folklore, the Unicorn was often described as a horse or goat-like creature, with a single long twisted horn, cloven hooves and sometimes with a beard. It was often described as the symbol of purity and grace and could only be caught by a virgin. Its horn was said to have magical powers with the ability to make poison or non-potable water safe for drinking.
- Contains: 1 oz. Troy Ounce .999 Fine Silver
- Obverse: The detailed and high-relief depiction of the Unicorn in a remote mountain pasture rearing back on his back legs.
- Reverse: Intaglio Mint logo set on radial burst surrounded by stippled border reading “ONE TROY OUNCE” above and “.999 FINE SILVER” below on textured background, flanked by mintage year in roman numerals “MMXX”.