Uncover the Power behind the Black Bull of Clarence
The Queen’s Beasts appeared together for the first time in 1953 as sculptures outside Westminster Abbey and guarded Her Majesty The Queen at her coronation. As we celebrate the 65th anniversary of this momentous event, now is a great opportunity to own your very own piece of British royal history.
The Black Bull of Clarence is a symbol of power and might, and is associated with the rise of the House of York during the fifteenth century. It is believed that Edward IV’s army bore the bull on their shields in his victorious battle of 1461 after which he became the first Yorkist king of England. The first appearance of the bull on the Royal Arms and on coins is thought to originate from the 1560s when Elizabeth I ordered the recoinage of all silver coins.
The Black Bull of Clarence 2018 UK Quarter-Ounce Gold Proof Coin
|Maximum Coin Mintage||1500|
|Alloy||999.9 Fine Gold|
|Reverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Pure Metal Type||Gold|