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2022 1 oz British Little John Silver Coin BU

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Inspired by the traditions of storytelling and folklore, passed down through centuries and generations, the Myths and Legends Collection from The Royal Mint launched in 2021. The first installment is a three-coin series celebrating the famous tales of Robin Hood, the archetypal bandit/hero who terrorized the corrupt to feed the impoverished. 

The famed archer Robin of Loxley himself and his partner Maid Marian appeared on the first two coins in this series. The third coin in the series completes the essential trio of characters found in every story about Robin Hood’s exploits with his band of Merry Men (and at least one Merry Woman). The Royal Mint brings us Little John, Robin’s faithful sidekick, bodyguard and partner-in-crime.

A closer look at the Little John silver coin

For this coin, the designer Jody Clark set Little John amongst the towering trees and cool ferns of Sherwood Forest. Clark chose a perspective for this portrait that forces us to realize just how big Little John really is… The top of his head rises above the border of the coin’s field. His rugged face in 3/4 profile gazes intently toward a possible threat. He stands, braced for instant action, his legs in a wide sturdy stance, his preferred weapon the quarterstaff held at the high-ready position. Even the trees all around him seem not much bigger than saplings compared to Little John’s towering might. 

Thanks to the meticulous attention Clark paid to historical accuracy, we can see Little John isn’t exactly prepared for battle. He’s armored with nothing but a thin woolen tunic. His belt bears a hunting horn and a canteen. It’s as though Little John were taking a nap, enjoying a peaceful afternoon in Sherwood Forest, then heard an unfamiliar sound. He woke and instantly leapt to his feet, ready to fight, all senses laser-focused on the shadows around him… Have the Sheriff of Nottingham’s men dared to brave the trackless forest in search of us? Has Guy of Gisborne crept among the trees to attempt to assassinate Robin once again? 

All in all, it’s an incredibly dynamic design. You can spend hours staring at this coin, envisioning the epic battle on the bridge where Robin Hood and Little John sparred with quarterstaffs until Little John’s superior strength and skill overcome even the legendary outlaw. In some versions of the story, Robin Hood was so impressed with Little John’s abilities he offered to step down as leader of his own outlaw band in favor of Little John. Perhaps it’s that generosity of spirit, that ability to admire an adversary, that won Little John’s allegiance. Declining the offer, Little John instead joined the Merry Men as Robin Hood’s faithful companion, friend, bodyguard and probably best man at his wedding.

Struck in 0.999 fine silver, each one ounce coin is finished to The Royal Mint’s exacting bullion coin standard. The obverse features Jody Clark’s instantly-recognizable fifth portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Both sides incorporate an anti-counterfeiting design feature, in the form of a microdot pattern in the background. 

A stunning addition to The Royal Mint's Robin Hood series in the ongoing Myths and Legends Collection, this silver Little John coin absolutely deserves a place of honor in your collection!

Myths and Legends series 1 oz Little John silver coin highlights

  • The third and final release in The Royal Mint’s Robin Hood-inspired portion of the Myths and Legends Collection
  • A stirring, modern interpretation of Little John from master engraver Jody Clark
  • One troy ounce of 0.999 fine silver
  • Official legal tender of the United Kingdom with face value of £2
  • Struck to The Royal Mint’s exceedingly precise bullion coin standard
  • Both sides of this coin incorporate a microdot anti-counterfeiting design feature
  • Individually packaged in a single protective flip case (orders of 10+ will be secured in a protective tube before shipping)

A few things you probably didn’t know about Little John

  • According to legend, Little John was from Scotland. His family name was either Nailor or (hilariously) Little
  • Little John is reputed to be buried in a churchyard in the Derbyshire village of Hathersage, with a modern tombstone, under an ancient yew tree
  • Most stories say that Little John was at least “as tall as a quarterstaff,” which would put him over 7 feet (2.1m) in height – in other words, an absolute giant in Medieval times where the average man stood about 5’5” (165 cm)
  • Little John’s first appearance in the Robin Hood stories dates from a Latin manuscript written in 1266 (the outlaws were likely famous by 1261)
  • Although no one was Robin’s equal with the English longbow, Little John was an excellent archer and accomplished swordsman. He preferred to fight with the quarterstaff because, at the time, swords were considered weapons of the wealthy. A quarterstaff could be easily incorporated into many disguises as a walking stick, and was therefore much less likely to attract unwelcome attention than a sword.
Product specifications
Metal Silver
Purity 0.999
Series Myths & Legends
Product Type Bullion
Year Minted 2022
Mint Royal Mint
Country United Kingdom
Mint type Government
Grade BU
Weight 1 oz
Thickness 3 mm
Certificate of Authenticity false
IRA Eligibility Yes
Dimensions 36.81mm
Face Value/Denomination £2
Obverse Design Jody Clark
Reverse Design Jody Clark
Edge Design Reeded






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