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2021 Queen’s Beasts the Griffin of Edward III £100 1oz Gold Proof Coin box and COA

£2,425.00

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Description

The Royal Mint has issued  the tenth  coin in the collectable coin series

The White Griffin of Edward III

‘The Queen’s Beast’s.

The collection of various coins, all depicting the famous heraldic statues,

that stood on guard outside the temporary western annexe 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 shield, bearing the badge or arms of a family

associated with the ancestry of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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

Each sculpture stands six foot tall and weighs 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 tenth coin  of the collection to be released is

The Griffin  of Edward III

designed by  Jody Clark, this lovely Gold Proof coin weighing 1oz.

The coin comes complete with box numbered Certificate of Authenticity

and cardboard outer.

Denomination: One Hundred Pounds

Weight: One Troy Ounce

Metal: .999.9% Gold

Diameter: 38.61 mm

 estimated delivery 2 – 3 weeks

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