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Why order this 1 oz Gold 2020 £100 Great Britain Queen's Beasts - White Lion of Mortimer?
The Queen's Beasts coincides with several major celebrations of the British monarchy. Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch in the nation's history in 2015, celebrated her 90th birthday the following year, and marked the 65th anniversary of her coronation two years later. In 2017, the nation marked the centennial anniversary of the House of Windsor. The series celebrates each of the ten creatures that were present in statue form at the coronation of Elizabeth II. This coin, which is part of the seventh release in the series, was s truck on a 1 oz planchet of .9999 fine gold at the Royal Mint. It will arrive in GEM Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
Exquisite White Lion of Mortimer Design by Jody Clark
Both faces of this coin bear the designs of Jody Clark. The obverse is dominated by his right-side effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history. She dons her Royal Diamond Diadem, which she traditionally wears for the State Opening of Parliament, and earrings. She is encircled by a pair of rim inscriptions. One is the coin's face value, '100 POUNDS," and the other is her name and title, "ELIZABETH II D G REG F D."
On the reverse, the White Lion of Mortimer belts out a powerful roar. He extends one of his front paws menacingly while balancing a shield with his other. He swings his tail proudly behind him. On the shield is the white rose of York along with golden rays of the sun. Edward the IV, who considered it a sign of good luck in battle. The creature's name, "WHITE LION OF MORTIMER," is inscribed on the rim frame, as are the coin's weight and purity, "1 OZ FINE GOLD 999.9," and its date, "2020."
Add this Queen's Beasts 2020 £100 Great Britain 1 oz Gold White Lion of Mortimer to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2020|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||White Lion of Mortimer|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|