Why purchase this 2 oz. Silver Red Dragon of Wales Queen's Beast coin?
The third release of The Royal Mint's exciting ten coin Queen's Beasts series features the Red Dragon of Wales. The legendary red dragon has a long history of association with the identity of Wales, its imagery decreed by the Queen on the official flag of Wales in 1959. This impressive 38.61 mm diameter coin is struck from 2 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver, with a face value of 5 Pounds.
Magnificent imagery created by Royal Mint Sculptor Jody Clark
The reverse features an incredibly detailed Red Dragon of Wales grasping a shield adorned with four leopards, which represents the arms of 13th-century Welsh prince Llewelyn ap Griffith, the last native prince of Wales. Inscriptions include "RED DRAGON OF WALES," "2 OZ FINE SILVER," "999.9," and "2017."
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is depicted on the obverse, with the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II, D.G. REG. F.D., 5 POUNDS."
Mint State 69 with exclusive Great Britain label
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 2017 Great Britain 2 oz. Silver Queen's Beasts Red Dragon of Wales £5 Coin a nearly flawless Mint State 69. The coin carries the exclusive Great Britain label with the Early Releases designation, confirmation that it was received by the grading service within the first thirty days of release.
Collectors will appreciate the artistic beauty of this third release of the Queen's Beasts series! Make this Red Dragon of Wales 2 oz. silver coin your next precious metal purchase!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Great Britain Label|
|Display Weight:||2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||62.2065 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||2 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
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