The Queen’s Beasts are ten representative statues of Queen Elizabeth II’s hereditary genealogy which are in term depicted as royal emblems of England. These beasts stood present for the Queen's coronation at Westminster Abbey in 1953.
Each of the beasts supports a shield bearing the coat of arms of all families associated with the Queen's ancestry. Among these beasts is the Griffin. Following the successful release of Jody Clark's design of the Lion of Mortimer platinum coin, the Royal Mint has released this coin as part oft he Queens Beasts collection.
The Griffin of Edward III was a mythological creature that signified courage, and strength. The Griffin is said to be vigilant, swift and has impeccable vision. It is especially associated with Edward III, coronated in 1397, who had it engraved within his private seal.
As part of the Royal Mints Queen's Beast collection since 2016, the Queen's Beasts Griffin is an accurate portrayal of history along with the country’s current royal status. The coin contains 1 troy ounce of fine platinum and has a face value of £100.
• An exclusive bullion coin from The Royal Mint’s Queen’s Beasts Collection
• One troy ounce of 999.5 fine platinum
• Reverse and obverse are designed by the Royal Mint coin designer Jody Clark
• Exempt from capital gains tax for UK residents
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