The Three Graces Coin design was initially created in 1847, following a unique collaboration between renowned engraver William Wyon, and his mentor John Flaxman. The latter was recognised as a champion of neoclassicism, sourcing his inspiration for coin designs from stories of Ancient Greece and Rome.
Seeking to create a reverse coin design that encompassed an elegant expression of national pride, William Wyon led the formation of the Three Graces Reverse design, depicting three female figures in a classical style – the central figure standing taller than her opposite lover is recognised as Britannia and represents England. Important to this design is the inclusion of the implements that sit at the feet of the three women, with the inclusion of a harp, a shield bearing the cross of Saint George, and an oversized thistle. In essence, these three objects are viewed as representations of Ireland, England and Scotland.
Whilst very few coins were struck with the iconic reverse design, in 2020 William Wyons design was entered into The Great Engravers Collection, with variations of the design released on Silver and Gold Coins. An extremely popular numismatic masterpiece, these Coins were a sell-out success, and following this success we are extremely excited to announce the release of this Three Graces Wedgwood Jasperware £5 Coin, a unique piece of Ceramic Craftsmanship.
Made entirely by hand by Wedgwood, this is the first Legal Tender Coin made in Wedgewood’s Finest Jasperware and is a beautiful recreation of the original neoclassical design.
Limited to only 3000 pieces worldwide, this Legal Tender Coin is an extremely rare ceramic release.
Your Coin will be accompanied by a Unique Certificate of Authenticity, and is housed in a Premium Wedgewood Case showcasing your Coin in style!