Silver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King James I, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Silver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King James I, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinSilver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King James I

Like many other mints, the Royal Mint issues bullion coins in precious metals, having much higher intrinsic value than their face value. The ten ounce (10 oz) silver coins are denominated as ten pounds (£10).

The coins are legal tender but are not intended for circulation. They are targeted at bullion investors or collectors who appreciate the special editions as pieces of art. The coins are typically "one-year" types usually issued in parallel with smaller denominations with the same reverse designs.

This design is the second release in a Royal Mint series dedicated to the history of British monarchy and the monarchs of England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, and features James I of England, who was King James VI in Scotland. The reverse is based on a coin issued during his reign.

The Royal Mint says about it:
The British Monarchs Collection continues with a new addition to this innovative series dedicated to some of Britain’s greatest kings and queens. Building on the precedent set by the first coin in the series, the second release features another legendary royal with a design dedicated to James I - the Scottish king James VI who succeeded Queen Elizabeth I to become king of England.

As a worthy successor in the series, the seventeenth-century monarch appears on this new coin in the same classic design that would have featured on the coins of the Jacobean era. Whilst the design first appeared on British coinage more than 400 years ago, this coinage portrait has been faithfully recreated as close to the original as possible using state-of-the-art technology.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage156
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Obverse
United Kingdom / Silver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King James I - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin depicts the crowned old head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown worn for her Coronation (her effigy known as the "Fifth Portrait").

In small letters below the head, the artist's initials J.C (for Jody Clark).

Running continuously around the effigy is the monarch's legend, followed by the date of issue and the face value: ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2022 ·. Translated from Latin: Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith, followed by the value and denomination in English and the year.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Reverse
United Kingdom / Silver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King James I - reverse photo

Within a beaded border with uneven rim, imitating a hammered coin, the reverse of the coin depicts the crowned bust of King James I of England, who was King James VI in Scotland, facing right. The king holds a sceptre ending with a fleur-de-lys in his right hand, and an orb with a cross in his left hand. The portrait is adapted from that on his Gold Unite coin of 1604.

Around, the inscription · IACOBVS · D: G: MAG: BRITT: FRAN: ET · HIB: REX ·, preceded by a Tudor rose (on coins of the king's period, that would have been the mint mark).

The legend is in Latin, and means "James, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland". The mention of France is a reference to the king's historical claim on the French throne, although he never ruled France.

Reverse Inscription · IACOBVS · D: G: MAG: BRITT: FRAN: ET · HIB: REX ·
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Notes

Finish: Proof FDC.
Packaging: in black presentation box, with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Limited Edition 150. Maximum Coin Mintage: 156.
Royal Mint Product Code: UK22J1S10
Date of issue: July 2022.
Issue price: £885.00

The coin is like a "piedfort" of the silver 5oz version - same diameter but double the thickness.

See also

Coins in the British Monarchs Collection featuring King James I:
- 5 oz Gold Proof, King James I, 2022
- 2 oz Gold Proof, King James I, 2022
- 1 oz Gold Proof, King James I, 2022
- 10 oz Silver Proof, King James I, 2022
- 5 oz Silver Proof, King James I, 2022
- 2 oz Silver Proof, King James I, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Proof, King James I, 2022

All (44) coins of type: Silver Ten Ounces (10 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Silver Ten Ounces 2017 Lion of England, Proof 684 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2017 Lion of England, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2017 Unicorn of Scotland, Proof 344 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2018 Red Dragon of Wales, Proof 313 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2018 Red Dragon of Wales, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2018 Black Bull of Clarence, Proof 264 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2018 Griffin of Edward III, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2018 The Valiant unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Unicorn of Scotland, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Black Bull of Clarence, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Falcon of the Plantagenets, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Yale of Beaufort, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 The Valiant unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 The Three Graces 175 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 Royal Arms unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 Falcon of the Plantagenets, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 Yale of Beaufort, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 White Lion of Mortimer, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 White Horse of Hanover, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 The Valiant unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Britannia unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Prince Philip 150 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 White Lion of Mortimer, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 White Greyhound of Richmond, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 White Horse of Hanover, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Griffin of Edward III, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 The Queen's Beasts Completer Coin unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 The Valiant unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Royal Arms unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 James Bond 125 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Gothic Crown 231 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Queen Victoria - Gothic 231 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee 156 Equestrian Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 White Greyhound of Richmond unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 The Queen's Beasts Completer Coin, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 The Seymour Panther 156 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 The Lion of England, Proof 156 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 The Lion of England, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King Henry VII 156 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King James I 156 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King George I 156 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2022 Royal Arms unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2023 The Yale of Beaufort, Proof 106 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2023 The Yale of Beaufort, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS ·
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Silver Ten Ounces 2022 British Monarchs - King James I: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeSilver Ten Ounces (10 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait)
Face Value10 (x Pound)
Total Mintage156
Mintage Limit156
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size65.000 mm
Mass312.590 g
OCC IDMXKD-EKQC-KBZQ-EWQJ
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