Why add this Mint State 69 First Day of Issue 2017 2 oz. Silver Queen's Beast Griffin to your collection?
This coin is the second release in the Royal Mint's new Queen's Beast bullion coin series. It honors the Griffin of Edward III, part of the genealogy of Queen Elizabeth II. Composed of 2 oz. of .9999 fine silver, this coin is an excellent choice for its high precious metal content, as well as its fine quality.
Stunning Queen's Beast Griffin design
The reverse of this coin represents the Griffin of Edward III. It is a very detailed image, and it shows the beast with its wings pointed skyward, and one claw firmly grasping the front of a shield with Edward III's crest. The field of the coin is made up of the series-unique chainmail pattern, and encircling the design on a smooth border are the inscriptions "GRIFFIN OF EDWARD III," 2 OZ. FINE SILVER," "999.9," and "2017."
The obverse depicts the latest and fifth definitive portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Designed by Jody Clark, it bears his initials below. around the design is the text "ELIZABETH II," D. G. REG. F. D.," and "5 POUNDS."
Graded Mint State 69 First Day of Issue by NGC
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is responsible for grading this coin. Multiple experts have closely examined it and assigned it the near-perfect grade Mint State 69. This coin was submitted for grading on the day it was released, allowing it to achieve the designation First Day of Issue.
Add this Mint State 69 First Day of Issue 2017 Queen's Beast - Griffin coin to your collection today!
|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|
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!