The White Lion of Mortimer 2020 Gold Proof Kilo Coin | Royal Mint

The Queen's Beasts The White Lion of Mortimer 2020 UK Gold Proof Kilo Coin

RRP £59,995

  • A Limited Edition Presentation of just 10 coins
  • The coin’s large diameter provides an excellent setting for Jody Clark's obverse and reverse designs
  • Struck in 999 fine gold
  • Finished to Proof standard – the highest standard available
  • UK20QWGK

To place an order from The Royal Mint please call 0800 032 2154.

Availability is extremely limited.

Unique in its history and significance, the White Lion of Mortimer strikes a markedly different pose than the Lion of England, which was the first release in the collection. The White Lion’s claws are retracted and it does not wear a crown. Over the centuries, some artists have chosen to portray the lion as submissive, but here designer Jody Clark has imbued the animal with dignity. It holds a shield bearing the 'white rose en soleil' – a combination of two symbols of particular importance to Edward IV, through whom Her Majesty The Queen traces her connection to this fascinating heraldic symbol.

The kilo coin is 100 millimetres in diameter, ensuring the best opportunity to take in the detail and artistry of Jody Clark's work, as well as the world-renowned precision and accuracy for which The Royal Mint is known. Only 13 of these coins are available, so it is an item worthy of treasuring and one that is sure to impress.

The Queen's Beasts The White Lion of Mortimer 2020 UK Gold Proof Kilo Coin

Denomination £1000
Maximum Coin Mintage 13
Alloy 999.9 fine gold
Weight 1005.00 g
Diameter 100.00mm
Reverse Designer Jody Clark
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2020
Pure Metal Type Gold
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

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The White Lion of Mortimer

Available as gold Proof, silver Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated editions

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