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2017 Great Britain 2 oz Silver Queen's Beasts - The Griffin

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Specifications

  • Title: 2017 Great Britain 2 oz Silver Queen's Beasts - The Griffin
  • Purity: .9999
  • Metal: Silver
  • Weight: 2 oz

Full Description

During the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, ten heraldic beast stood guard. The Queen's beasts that were sculpted by James Woodford RA for Her Majesty's coronation, held in Westminster Abbey back in 1953. Each of the ten beasts stand right at six feet tall and symbolize the various strands of royal ancestry brought together during the crowning of The Queen. Inspired by the King's Beasts of Henry VIII, these beast still line the bridge that spans the moat at his Hampton Court Palace. This exciting coin brings out the grand history of the ten beasts that will translate into ten coins to represent each from the Royal Mint. This Lion of England, crowned the golden lion of England which is a supporter of the Royal Arms since James I in 1603 will be the first coin/beast released. To be followed by the griffin, falcon, bull, yale, greyhound, dragon, unicorn and horse. This thrilling venture has been undertaken by a highly-praised Royal Mint Coin Designer, Jody Clark.

The Obverse

The obverse displays an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the face value of 5 pounds.

The Reverse

The reverse shows a bold Griffin grasping a shield in its talons as its wings point to the sky. The weight, purity, and year of minting are visible around the edge of the reverse.

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During the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, ten heraldic beast stood guard. The Queen's beasts that were sculpted by James Woodford RA for Her Majesty's coronation, held in Westminster Abbey back in 1953. Each of the ten beasts stand right at six feet tall and symbolize the various strands of royal ancestry brought together during the crowning of The Queen. Inspired by the King's Beasts of Henry VIII, these beast still line the bridge that spans the moat at his Hampton Court Palace. This exciting coin brings out the grand history of the ten beasts that will translate into ten coins to represent each from the Royal Mint. This Lion of England, crowned the golden lion of England which is a supporter of the Royal Arms since James I in 1603 will be the first coin/beast released. To be followed by the griffin, falcon, bull, yale, greyhound, dragon, unicorn and horse. This thrilling venture has been undertaken by a highly-praised Royal Mint Coin Designer, Jody Clark.

The Obverse

The obverse displays an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the face value of 5 pounds.

The Reverse

The reverse shows a bold Griffin grasping a shield in its talons as its wings point to the sky. The weight, purity, and year of minting are visible around the edge of the reverse.

During the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, ten heraldic beast stood guard. The Queen's beasts that were sculpted by James Woodford RA for Her Majesty's coronation, held in Westminster Abbey back in 1953. Each of the ten beasts stand right at six feet tall and symbolize the various strands of royal ancestry brought together during the crowning of The Queen. Inspired by the King's Beasts of Henry VIII, these beast still line the bridge that spans the moat at his Hampton Court Palace. This exciting coin brings out the grand history of the ten beasts that will translate into ten coins to represent each from the Royal Mint. This Lion of England, crowned the golden lion of England which is a supporter of the Royal Arms since James I in 1603 will be the first coin/beast released. To be followed by the griffin, falcon, bull, yale, greyhound, dragon, unicorn and horse. This thrilling venture has been undertaken by a highly-praised Royal Mint Coin Designer, Jody Clark.

The Obverse

The obverse displays an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the face value of 5 pounds.

The Reverse

The reverse shows a bold Griffin grasping a shield in its talons as its wings point to the sky. The weight, purity, and year of minting are visible around the edge of the reverse.

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Full Description

During the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, ten heraldic beast stood guard. The Queen's beasts that were sculpted by James Woodford RA for Her Majesty's coronation, held in Westminster Abbey back in 1953. Each of the ten beasts stand right at six feet tall and symbolize the various strands of royal ancestry brought together during the crowning of The Queen. Inspired by the King's Beasts of Henry VIII, these beast still line the bridge that spans the moat at his Hampton Court Palace. This exciting coin brings out the grand history of the ten beasts that will translate into ten coins to represent each from the Royal Mint. This Lion of England, crowned the golden lion of England which is a supporter of the Royal Arms since James I in 1603 will be the first coin/beast released. To be followed by the griffin, falcon, bull, yale, greyhound, dragon, unicorn and horse. This thrilling venture has been undertaken by a highly-praised Royal Mint Coin Designer, Jody Clark.

The Obverse

The obverse displays an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the face value of 5 pounds.

The Reverse

The reverse shows a bold Griffin grasping a shield in its talons as its wings point to the sky. The weight, purity, and year of minting are visible around the edge of the reverse.

Specifications

  • Title: 2017 Great Britain 2 oz Silver Queen's Beasts - The Griffin
  • Purity: .9999
  • Metal: Silver
  • Weight: 2 oz
  • Grade:

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