In 2013, The Royal Mint introduced a quartet of designs by Timothy Noad that celebrated the floral symbols of the home nations: for England the mighty oak and the rose, while the daffodil and leek represented Wales. Timothy Noad’s designs for 2014 continue this beautiful series with the shamrock and flax chosen to represent Northern Ireland and the prickly thistle paired with the romantic bluebell for Scotland.
Struck in splendid 22 carat gold the £1 for Scotland has been finished to The Royal Mint’s own Proof standard, carefully perfected to enhance its design with a familiar edge inscription, NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT or ‘No one will attack me with impunity’ completing the coin beautifully. Each coin is housed in charmingly decorated packaging accompanied by an informative booklet which reveals the history of national symbols on coinage and the tales that unite the chosen symbols with their country. Act soon to secure one of the 200 coins in this Limited Edition Presentation that must satisfy international demand.