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Why order this Queen's Beasts 2020 £10 Great Britain 10 oz Silver Falcon of the Plantagenets?
Collectors throughout the world are sharing in the Queen's Beasts Series from Britain's Royal Mint. When complete, the collection, which started in 2016, will consist of ten coins, each one bearing one of the ten creatures that was present in stone form at Queen Elizabeth II's coronation. This coin was struck from 10 oz of .999 fine silver. It features a creature that was passed down to the Queen from King Edward III, who chose the symbol due to his love of hawking.
Featuring a Stunning Falcon of the Plantagenets Design by Jody Clark
Both faces of this coin feature the work of Jody Clark. The reigning British monarch features on the obverse. Depicted in right-side profile, she dons earrings and the crown that she wears for the State Opening of Parliament, her Royal Diamond Diadem. Her effigy is encircled by a pair of rim inscriptions, the coin's face value, "10 POUNDS," and the monarch's name and abbreviated title, "ELIZABETH II D G REG F D."
On the reverse is the Falcon of the Plantagenets. Falcons are known as skilled hunters thanks to their keen eyes and deadly speed. The creature here represents single-minded determination. On this coin, the bird is perched upon a shield. Its name, "FALCON OF THTE PLANTAGENETS," is inscribed along t he rim, as are the coin's weight and purity, "10 OZ FINE SILVER 999.9," and its date, "2020."
Nearly Perfect MS69 FR with Queen's Beasts Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) provided this coin's grading information on a label that is exclusive to the Queen's Beasts Series. It features a picture of Buckingham Palace.The grading company certified that this piece is in Mint State 69 condition, which means that it lacks any imperfections that are visible to the naked eye. NGC also designated this coin First Releases, which indicates that it was submitted to them within 30 days of its initial release from the mint.
Don't miss your chance to own this 10 oz Silver 2020 £10 Great Britain Queen's Beasts Falcon of the Plantagenets.
|Year of Issue:||2020|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Queen's Beasts Label|
|Display Weight:||10 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||311.035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||10 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Falcon of the Plantagenets|
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