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2019 Queen's Beasts Yale Of Beaufort Quarter Ounce Gold Bullion Coin

2019 Queen's Beasts Yale Of Beaufort Quarter Ounce Gold Bullion Coin Reverse

Buy a 2019 Queen's Beasts Yale Of Beaufort Quarter Ounce Gold Bullion Coin

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The seventh bullion coin release in The Royal Mint's popular Queen's Beasts series is the Yale of Beaufort, a mythical animal said to have the tusks and horns of a boar and to be the size of an elephant. The idea for this coin series came from the 10 heraldic statues present at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. The yale was first mentioned by the Roman author Pliny the Elder in his influential literary collection titled 'Natural History' (Naturalis Historia). It descends to Elizabeth II through King Henry VII, who inherited it from his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort. Her position as matriarch of the Tudor dynasty gave the yale prestige and symbolic meaning. On the coin's reverse, the goat-bodied yale is seen propping up a shield with a crowned portcullis on it. The obverse shows Queen Elizabeth II, facing right in her fifth definitive UK coin portrait. Both sides of this 24 carat gold coin were designed by Royal Mint engraver Jody Clark, who has placed his own unique stamp on the Queen's Beasts coin series. Specifications are a total weight of 7.81 grams, a diameter of 22.00 millimetres and a fine gold weight of 0.25 troy ounces. There may be some superficial production marks on the coin, which is perfectly normal for bullion coins and doesn't take away from their value.
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Obverse shows Queen Elizabeth II, facing to the right. Text: 'ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·'. Designed by Jody Clark.


Horned Yale of Beaufort propping up a crowned portcullis shield. Inscription: 'YALE OF BEAUFORT · 1/4oz FINE GOLD · 999.9 · 2019 ·'.


Legal tender value of £25 / Twenty-Five Pounds. Fineness: 999.9 (24 carat). Diameter of 22.00 millimetres. Total weight of 7.81 grams, containing 0.25oz of pure gold (7.78 grams).


Uncirculated bullion coin from The Royal Mint's Queen's Beasts range. Offered without additional presentation packaging.


These uncirculated bullion coins may show some very minor marks owing to mass production methods. This is perfectly normal and will not affect the bullion value of your coins. Images provided of this product are stock photos and the coins you receive will be from the same issue, having the exact same specifications.


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