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- Contains 10 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
- Housed in protective plastic capsule.
- Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
- Obverse: Displays the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the face value of 10 pounds.
- Reverse: Designed by Jody Clark, the design features a regal Falcon holding a shield. The shield's badge depicts a smaller falcon within an open fetterlock.
- Sovereign coin backed by the British government.
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The 2020 Queen's Beasts Silver Falcon of the Plantagenets coin is the sixth 10 oz Silver Queen's Beasts coin from the Royal Mint. Add the sixth coin of this exciting 10 coin series to your cart today!
At the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, 10 heraldic beasts stood guard. The original Queen’s Beasts, sculpted by James Woodford RA for the coronation ceremony held in Westminster Abbey in 1953, each stand six feet tall. The heraldic creatures symbolized the various strands of royal ancestry brought together in a young woman about to be crowned queen. Each proud beast, used as a heraldic badge by generations that went before her, was inspired by the King’s Beasts of Henry VIII that still line the bridge over the moat at his Hampton Court Palace.
Today, The Queen’s Beasts can be found at the Canadian Museum of History in Quebec, while Portland stone replicas, also carved by James Woodford, watch over Kew Gardens in the United Kingdom. But these mythical, ancient creatures such as the lion, griffin, falcon, bull, yale, greyhound, dragon, unicorn and horse have gone on to inspire the highly-praised new talent, Royal Mint Coin Designer Jody Clark.
The Falcon of the Plantagenets came to The Queen through Edward IV. The shield in the grasp of the larger Falcon also shows a smaller falcon atop a golden fetterlock, which is partially open. This depicts Edward's claim to the throne. The Falcon was later adopted by Henry VIII and established as a royal beast during the reign of Elizabeth I.
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Posted By:Paula R
Date:Oct 9, 2019
The Apmex Team has did it again, the 10 oz Queens Beasts Falcon is perfect and right on time,I as so excited to be home to collect my package..A must have, thank you Apmex Team. 6 down 4 more to go. And thank you for the Swag Apmex.
- Value (low premium over spot)
- Attractive Design
- Collectible (lower mintage)
- Easy to Sell
- Mint Condition
- Recognized Brand
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