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The Royal Menagerie Competition

To celebrate the launch of our second coin from the 2020 Tower of London 4-coin collection, we are giving away a prize bundle to one lucky winner. The prize includes:

  • The Royal Menagerie 2020 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated coin, the second coin in our 2020 Tower of London Collection
  • The Tower of London Collection Brilliant Uncirculated Holder

To enter, simply answer the following question:

The Royal Menagerie began with which animal?

a) Polar Bear
b) Elephant
c) Leopard/Lion



No purchase necessary, and the competition closes at 23:59 on 11th September 2020 at 23:59hrs BST. Entries after this time will not be counted. For full terms and conditions, see below.

Thank you for your interest. This competition has now closed.


The promoter of this competition is The Royal Mint Limited of Llantrisant, Pontyclun, United Kingdom CF72 8YT (“The Royal Mint”). Any promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other social media platform used by The Royal Mint as part of the promotion.

The competition opens on 17th August 2020 and closes on 11th September 2020 at 23:59hrs BST. Any entries received before the opening or after the closing dates/times will not be included and no correspondence will be entered into.

One winner will be selected at random from all eligible entrants and will be notified by email.  Names may also be announced on Facebook. Where possible the draw will take place within 48 hours of the competition closing.

The winner will receive The Royal Menagerie 2020 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated coin and a Brilliant Uncirculated Tower coin pack holder. Each separate element of the prize may be despatched separately.

Winners will be selected using an online independent True Random Number Generator.

Once the winner has been notified, they will have 48 hours to respond to claim their prize and confirm their address for delivery. If the winner fails to claim their prize, or chooses not to claim it, the prize will be forfeited and a new winner drawn. The winner may be asked to participate in any related publicity to the prize and/or asked to write a review of the prize.

To enter this competition, you must correctly answer the question posed by The Royal Mint above.  

The competition is only open to residents of the United Kingdom. You must be 16 years of age or older to be entered into the competition. There is no purchase necessary to enter the competition.

There is no cash alternative and the prize is non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any offer. Due to the impact of Coronavirus there may be a delay in dispatching the prize to the winner, therefore we are unable to advise a specific date when the prize may be received by.

This competition is not open to employees of The Royal Mint or their immediate family. Competition entry is not conditional to consenting to marketing.

The Royal Mint reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond The Royal Mint’s control makes it necessary to do so.

Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and agreed to be bound by them when they are entered into the competition. All decisions made by The Royal Mint relating to this competition are final and binding.

Under no circumstances will The Royal Mint be responsible for any loss, damages, costs or expenses arising from or in any way connected with any errors, defects, interruptions, malfunctions or delays in the promotion of the competition or acceptance of the prize.

The Royal Mint will not be responsible, unless required by law, for any loss, changes, costs or expenses which may arise in connection with this competition and The Royal Mint can cancel or alter the competition at any stage.

The information submitted in the competition entry are for the following purposes: to enter the competition; so that we can contact you to inform you of the outcome of the competition; so that we can contact you regarding any publicity requests; so that we may reach you via social media platforms; and as a method of contact for any related or future promotions if you choose to opt in to marketing communications.

Historic Royal Palaces are not involved in the management or execution of this competition. Any promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with this third party.

Personal data supplied during the course of this promotion will only be processed as set out in The Royal Mint’s Privacy Policy.

The competition will be governed by English law and entrants to the competition submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

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