Silver Proof 5oz Lion of England Coin | The Royal Mint

The Lion of England 2017 UK Five-Ounce Silver Proof Coin

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  • The first of ten dynamic designs in The Queen’s Beasts Collection
  • A new, official UK coin series approved by the Palace
  • Struck in a five ounces of 999 fine silver and finished to Proof standard
  • With a diameter of 65mm
  • Features an obverse and reverse by Jody Clark, creator of The Queen’s current coinage portrait
Product code: UK17QBS5
Limited Edition Presentation: 1,500

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A new collection inspired by The Queen’s royal protectors

The Lion of England leads the pack

Her Majesty The Queen is now the world’s longest reigning living monarch, and as she continues to reach new milestones in her remarkable reign, we look back to the day of her coronation when the beasts of heraldry stood guard over the new queen. The ten creatures that lined Her Majesty’s entry to Westminster Abbey symbolised centuries of ancestry and tradition. Now, Royal Mint coin designer Jody Clark has breathed new life into The Queen’s Beasts for this new collection.

The first release features the Lion of England, standing ‘rampant’ and fierce on the reverse of the coin. The obverse of the coin features the current coinage portrait of The Queen, which was also created by Jody. The coin is struck in five ounces of 999 fine silver, is finished to Proof standard and is accompanied by a booklet produced in association with Clive Cheesman, Richmond Herald at the College of Arms.

 

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Queen's Beasts Lion 2017 UK Five-Ounce Silver Proof Coin

Denomination £10
Maximum Coin Mintage 2,500
Alloy 999 fine silver
Weight 156.295g
Diameter 65.00mm
Reverse Designer Jody Clark
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
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Simply Stunning

Rated 5 out of 5
07 December 2016

Having purchased the 2 oz bullion version of this coin recently I had to get this 5 oz proof coin.
It arrived today and I was stunned by its beauty, design and size.
Jody Clark's interpretation of a rampant lion is exquisite.

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