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In 2017 the Royal Mint, issued  the second coin in a new collectable

coin series The Queen’s Beast’s – Unicorn of Scotland

The collection will consist of ten coins, all depicting the famous heraldic statues,

that stood on guard outside the temporary western annex of Westminster Abbey

for the  Queen’s Coronation in 1953.

Apart from the Lion of England, which was placed in the alcove formed

by the North wall of the annex and the entrance used by the Queen to enter

the Abbey on her arrival in the Gold state Coach.

All ten statues, we made of plaster and unpainted, apart from the a shield, bearing the badge or arms of a family

associated with the ancestory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Beast’s where the creation of  the sculptor James Woodford.

Each sculpture stands six foot tall and weigh 700 pounds

Below is a list of heraldic figures, that make up the Queen’s Beasts collection

The Lion of england

The Griffin of Edward III

The White Greyhound of Richmond

The Yale of Beaufort

The Red Dragon of Wales

The White Horse of Hanover

The White Lion of Mortimer

The Unicorn of Scotland

The Black Bull of Clarence

The Falcon of the Plantagenets

The second coin  of the collection to be released is The Unicorn of Scotland, the coin is brilliant uncirculated and is new and sealed in gift pack

designed by  Jody Clark,

Denomination: Two Pounds

Weight: 28.28 Grams

Metal: Cupro nickel

Diameter: 38.61 mm

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