Falcon of Plantaganets
The 2019 2 oz Falcon of Plantagenets Silver Coin is the sixth release in the Queen’s Beasts coin series from the reputed Royal Mint. The Queen Beast series is one of the best-selling coin series in the UK.
The reverse of the coin features an abstracted version of the Falcon of the Plantagenets, holding a shield depicting a falcon within an open golden fetterlock alongside the weight, fineness and year of this amazing coin.
The obverse features The famous ‘fifth’ portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
The Queen’s Beasts are the ten statues which stood guard for the Queen’s Coronation as chiselled 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 2019 Silver Queen Beast The Falcon 2 oz silver coin is the sixth third release in the 10-coin series which will end in 2020. From the year 2017 to 2020, two coins per year will be issued by the Royal Mint. The Queen’s Beasts Falcon of Plantagenets has been issued after the 2018 Black Bull of Clarence.
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
Other recent coins issued in this series are also available to buy from us.
Order your 2 oz Queen’s Beasts The Falcon Silver coin today to add a wonderful coin to your collection.