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2017 1 oz British Gold Queen’s Beasts Coin – The Griffin

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Product Details:

  • Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine gold
  • Made by the British Royal Mint
  • The second coin in the Queen’s Beasts series

From the British Royal Mint, the 2017 Great Britain 1 oz Gold Queen’s Beasts – The Griffin is the second coin to be released in this 10 coin series. The mint’s high production standards and beautiful designs makes this series a valuable addition to your gold bullion collection. Each gold coin is made of one troy ounce of .9999 fine gold.

The Queen’s Beasts series is designed to celebrate the 10 heraldic beasts that stood guard at the Queen’s coronation ceremony in 1953. Representing the royal ancestry that was united when her Majesty was crowned, these 6-foot tall sculptures were made specifically for the coronation. Stone replicas of these statues can now be found in Kew Gardens in the UK.

The mythical Griffin is a creature that has the body of a lion and an eagle’s head and wings. As a powerful combination of the king of the beasts and the king of the birds, the griffin is often considered a guardian of treasure and valuables. This noble beast represents courage, strength, and vigilance.

The coin’s obverse features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II atop a textured field. Inscriptions around the rim include the coin’s legal tender value and “ELIZABETH II.” Also on this side are the initials of the coin’s artist, Royal Mint engraver Jody Clark.

The mighty griffin in seen on the reverse with outstretched wings. It holds a shield in its talon. Inscriptions around the rim include “GRIFFIN OF EDWARD III,” “1 OZ,” “FINE GOLD 999.9,” and “2017.”

One of the world’s oldest mints, the British Royal Mint has been manufacturing coins for England and Great Britain for over 1,000 years. One of the mint’s famed traditions is the Trial of Pyx, a process in which a jury of assayers gather to ensure the quality of minted coins.

Gold Queen’s Beast Griffin coins ship in new condition. Single coins come in a plastic flip, quantities of 10 in a mint tube, and quantities of 200 in a monster box.

It’s easy to add the 2017 Great Britain 1 oz Gold Queen’s Beasts – The Griffin to your precious metal bullion portfolio. Order online or call a representative at 800-313-3315.

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Product Details

Year 2017
Metal Content 1 troy oz
Metals Purity .9999 Fine Gold
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination £100
Producer British Royal Mint
Product Series Queen's Beasts
Diameter 32.6mm
Inner Pack 10
Outer Pack 100
Provident ID 2565766