Introduced in 2016 by the Royal Mint, the Queen’s Beasts “Lion of England” gold coin was the first release of a new series that honors the ancestral lineage of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen’s Beasts Lion of England gold coin is beautifully designed and celebrates British heraldry.
The ¼ oz fractional weight is ideal for gold investors or collectors who are looking for alternatives to the traditional 1 oz coin.
The Queen’s Beasts Lion of England is available in one ounce and one-quarter ounce weights. All of the Queen’s Beasts gold coins are pure 24 karat gold. The key specifications for the ¼ oz size are listed below.
Weight: ¼ oz
Diameter: 22 mm
Purity: 999.9 fine gold
Nominal Value: 25 Pounds
The Queen’s Beasts series is a new coin program by the Royal Mint. The series will consist of 10 coin designs that depict the Queen’s Beasts statues that were present at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in 1953.
The statues represent the Queen’s Royal ancestry. The Lion of England has long been an important symbol in England and first appeared on the coat of arms of King Richard the “LionHeart” in 1189.
Manufacturer: Royal Mint
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Fineness: 999.9 / 1000
Scratch resistance: Poor
|Country of Origin
|The Royal British Mint
|Year of issue
|single in Pouch
|25 per Tube
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