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2017 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Queen's Beasts - Lion of England Proof £2 Coin GEM Proof OGP

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2017 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Queen's Beasts - Lion of England Proof £2 Coin GEM Proof OGP

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Why purchase this Queen's Beast Lion of England silver GEM Proof for your collection?

The lion has long been part of England's heraldry, an ideal choice as the first coin in an exciting new series. The Queen's Beasts, issued by the Royal Mint of Great Britain. The ten coin series commemorates the wooden statues that stood guard during the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. This proof is among a limited mintage of just 8,500 coins, struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, measuring 38.61mm in diameter, with a legal tender value of 2 Pounds.

Incredible designs by Royal Mint coin designer Jody Clark

Imagery of this numismatic masterpiece is the artistry of Royal Mint Coin designer Jody Clark. The reverse contains his bold representation of the Lion of England, holding an ornamented shield. Inscribed "LION OF ENGLAND" and "2017." This proof issue of the coin exhibits the designer's initials "JC" to the left of the shield. The obverse features the profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by the legend "ELIZABETH II, D.G. REG. F.D., 2 POUNDS."

Gorgeous GEM Proof in original Mint packaging

This stunning 2017 Great Britain 2 Pound 1 oz. Proof Silver Queen's Beast Lion of England is in beautiful uncirculated GEM Proof condition, encapsulated and presented in the original Royal Mint branded box accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Start your Queen's Beasts collection with this magnificent Lion of England, the first proof release of the series! Purchase from MCM today.


Year of Issue:2017
Mint:Royal Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Finish:Proof
Packaging:Original Government Packaging
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1032 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:38.61 mm
Country:Great Britain
Legal Tender:Great Britain
Currency:Pound
Denomination:2
Mintage:8,500