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2021 Queen’s Beasts the Griffin of Edward III of £5 BU Coin Pack


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‘The Queen’s Beast’s.

This is the tenth coin issued in the series, featuring the Griffin of Edward III

The collection will consist 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 annexe 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

This lovely brilliant uncirculated coin sealed within the original packaging

Denomination: Five Pounds

Weight: 28.28 grams

Metal: Cupro-nickel

Diameter: 38.61 mm

delivery time  2 -3  weeks