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2018 QUEEN’S BEASTS RED DRAGON OF WALES £500 1 KILO SILVER PROOF COIN BOX AND COA

£2,050.00

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Description

The Royal Mint, has issued  the third coin in the collectable  coin series.

The Red dragon of Wales

‘The Queen’s Beast’s. 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 third coin  of the collection to be released is The Red Dragon of Wales,

designed by  Jody Clark, this lovely Silver Proof coin weighing 10oz.

The coin comes complete with box numbered Certificate of Authenticity

and cardboard outer.

Denomination: Five hundred Pounds

Weight: 1005 grams

Metal: .999 Silver

Diameter: 100 mm

estimated delivery time  2 – 4 weeks

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