2017 1oz 24K Gold 'Queens Beast - Dragon'


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TThe 2017 UK Queen's Beasts The Dragon 1oz Gold Coin is the third release from the exclusive bullion range from The Royal Mint, featuring an original reverse design. The coin's reverse features a stylized rendition of the Red Dragon of Wales, it's talons clutching a shield. The reverse also shows details of the coin's weight, fineness and year-date. The obverse design depicts the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, and the monetary denomination of £100. Both the obverse and reverse by British Coin Designer Jody Clark, creator of the latest definitive portrait of The Queen on UK coinage.

Weight: 31.1g

Fineness: 999.9

Dimensions: 32.77mm x 2.84mm

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This coin is the third in the series of ten designs that celebrate each of The Queen’s Beasts. It is the second of 2 coins that will be released for 2017. The Queen’s Beasts bullion range celebrates the British Monarchy and the centuries of fascinating heraldry that has been a part of their story. At the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, ten heraldic beasts stood guard. The plaster models were created for the occasion, symbolising the various strands of royal ancestry brought together in a young woman about to be crowned queen.

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