The Royal Mint has issued the first coin in a new collectable
coin series The Royal Tudor Beasts – Panther of Seymour
The collection will consist of various coins, all depicting the famous heraldic statues,
The ten heraldic beasts that flank the Moat Bridge of
Hampton Court Palace has been standing guard, for
hundreds of years, representing the legitimacy of the Tudor dynasty.
Henry VIII was keen to reinforce his right
to rule and heraldry provided the perfect way of not just signifying the
king’s regal lineage but also celebrating his marriage to Jane Seymour,
the daughter of Sir John Seymour and Margery Wentworth.
The £5 coin comes complete in original packaging
estimated delivery time 2-3 weeks