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Why choose this Mint State 69 First Day of Issue 2017 Great Britain Queen's Beasts 2 oz. Silver Dragon?
The 3rd design of The Queen's Beasts series is the Dragon, it was added in 2017. This series will include 10 designs total. The 2017 Dragon coin shown here is made of .9999 fine silver, weighs 2 Troy oz., and was struck at the British Royal Mint.
Highly detailed dragon design
As you may expect, the obverse shows a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the most recent version, which was created by Jody Clark.
Jody Clark is the artist behind the reverse design as well. A finely detailed dragon is depicted against a textured background while it holds a shield. This side is inscribed with "RED DRAGON OF WALES" along with the fineness, silver weight, and date.
Certified Mint State 69 with First Day of Issue from NGC
Since this coin was submitted directly to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) on its official release date, it received the scarce First Day of Issue designation. From their 70 point grading scale, it was awarded the grade of Mint State 69. That means this specimen is nearly flawless and may appear perfect to the naked eye.
Order while you can, this NGC Mint State 69 First Day of Issue 2017 Great Britain The Queen's Beasts 2 oz. silver Dragon could be a part of your collection.
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Display Weight:||2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||62.2065 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||2 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
https://www.moderncoinmart.com/silver/great-britain-silver-coins/great-britain-silver-lunar-coins/The Royal Mint has released the newest addition to the Queen's Beasts series and the latest addition to the Lunar Calendar series featuring the Chinese Zodiac.
The Royal Mint announced a new series of bullion silver and gold coins in 2016, commemorating the ten Queen's Beasts statues created for Elizabeth II's coronation. Followed by a Proof version of the series launched in December 2016, these coins have become a worldwide hit with collectors and precious metal stackers around the globe!