Why purchase this 2 oz. Silver bullion Queen's Beast Falcon of the Plantagenets coin?
The sixth release of The Royal Mint's Queen's Beasts bullion series commemorates the heraldry of the Falcon of the Plantagenets. Introduced as an emblem of the House of Plantagenet in the 1300s by King Edward III, the falcon, as "king" of the birds, symbolized rank and single-minded determination. Measuring 38.61 mm in diameter, this 2019 Falcon of the Plantagenets bullion coin is struck from 2 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver.
Meticulously Detailed Imagery by Royal Mint Sculptor Jody Clark
Featured on the reverse is a gorgeous falcon perched upon a heraldic shield, which symbolically represents the Plantagenet right to rule, surrounded by a field of chain mail. Inscribed "FALCON OF THE PLANTAGENETS," "2 OZ FINE SILVER," "999.9" and "2019."
An elegant portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse, beautifully contrasted against an elaborate guilloche patterned background. Inscribed "ELIZABETH II, D.G. REG. F.D., 5 POUNDS."
Sensational GEM BU Silver Coin
This 2019 Great Britain 2 oz. Silver £5 Coin from The Royal Mint's Queen's Beasts series is presented in breathtaking Brilliant Uncirculated (GEM BU) condition. The ungraded coin honoring the Falcon of the Plantagenets features characteristics of strike and surface expected on a coin receiving a grade of 65 or higher on the Sheldon Scale.
This 2018 Falcon of the Plantagenets 2 oz. silver bullion coin will make an impressive addition to your collection! Purchase the sixth release of the Queen's Beasts series from MCM today!
This 2019 Great Britain 2 oz Silver Queen's Beasts - Falcon of the Plantagenets £5 Coin GEM BU is proudly minted by the Royal Mint. The Royal Mint boasts over 1000 years of experience. Today it strikes coins and medals for over 50 countries each year.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Display Weight:||2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||62.207 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||2 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Falcon of the Plantagenets|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|
Ian Rank-Broadley and Jody Clark are two of the most talented British artists who have left an indelible mark on the United Kingdom and Commonwealth coinage.
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!