The 2017 Silver Queen’s Beasts 2 oz silver coin features the Red Dragon of Wales in its third release from the Royal Mint. This beautiful coin is a must for anyone looking for something different to add to their collection. The thickness of the coin at 6mm makes it a solid coin to hold in your hands and with its legal tender status, they are CGT (Capital Gains Tax) free.
The Queen’s Beasts are the ten statues that stood guard for the Queen’s Coronation as chiseled by James Woodford RA in 1953. The Queen’s Beasts are still standing, currently housed at the Canadian Museum of History in Quebec, Canada, and the stone replicas can be found in Kew Gardens.
When Her Majesty The Queen was crowned in 1953, the entrance to Westminster Abbey was guarded by ten fantastical creatures and the coins were minted to celebrate and symbolise the centuries-long tradition. The Queen’s Beasts coin collection started in the year 2016, the year Her Majesty the Queen became the world’s longest-reigning living monarch.
The 2017 Silver Queen’s Beasts 2 oz Dragon coin is the third release in the 10-coin series which will end in 2021. From the year 2017 to 2020, two coins per year will be issued by the Royal Mint. The Queen’s Beasts Dragon is the second issue of 2017 after the Griffin of Edward III.
Order your 2 oz Queen’s Beasts Welsh Dragon Silver coin today to add a wonderful coin to your collection.
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Obverse: The design features the most recent portrait – ‘fifth portrait’ of HM Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
Reverse: Shows the Red Dragon of Wales or as it is often called the Red Dragon of Cadwaladr.