The Iconic ‘Beefeaters’ – the Royal Protectors of the Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of Britain’s oldest and most famous royal buildings, drawing visitors from all around the world each day. The walls of the fortress may be steeped in history but it’s safe to say that many come to catch sight of, or maybe take a picture with, the famous Yeoman Warders in their iconic red uniforms.

These distinctive guards appear on the third coin in The Royal Mint’s series exploring the Tower of London. The Yeoman Gaoler takes pride of place on the coin, instantly recognisable in his Tudor bonnet with ceremonial axe. Struck to Brilliant Uncirculated standard – a finer finish than circulating coins – this coin is presented in a fold-out wallet in which you’ll be able to explore the fascinating story of the Yeoman Warders.


Reserve all four Brilliant Uncirculated coins and receive a display holder (charged at £5.00) along with free postage and packing.


The Tower of London Yeoman Warders 2019 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

Specification Value
Denomination £5
Alloy Cupro-Nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer Glyn Davies
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Year 2019
Edge Milled
Country Of Origin United Kingdom
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