The Queens Beast Series from the Royal Mint of England is an exciting 10-coin release with new designs available on a bi-annual basis feature creatures from the heraldic history of Britain. Passed down to Queen Elizabeth II over hundreds of years, the Queens Beasts vary in origin and background.
- Arrives insides of protective packaging, tubes of 25 coins, or Monster Boxes of 500 coins!
- 6th design released in the Queens Beast coinage!
- Contains 1/4 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of 25 (GBP) backed by the government of Great Britain.
- The obverse features the fifth-generation image of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse depicts the Falcon of the Plantagenets.
Each 2019 1/4 oz British Gold Queens Beast Falcon of the Plantagenets coin in this listing represents the first coin issued in the series in 2019 and the sixth coin overall. Each coin is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition and is available individually, or within tubes of 25 coins and Monster Boxes of 500 coins. The Monster Box contains a total of 20 tubes of 25 coins.
The Falcon of the Plantagenets comes to the royal arms and Queen Elizabeth II from King Edward III. The king had a deep love of hawking and falconry, and he choose the white falcon as part of his official emblem. The falcon was also used by other members of the Houses of York and Lancaster later one.
On the obverse of 2019 1/4 oz British Gold Queens Beast Falcon of the Plantagenets Coin is the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. This latest-generation design of Her Majesty comes from Jody Clark and was created for British coinage in 2015. It captures the Queen in right-profile relief at the age of 89.
The reverse side of British Gold Queens Beast Falcon Coins includes the image of the white falcon and shield of Edward III. Other kings to use the white falcon symbol include King Edward IV, the great-great-grandson of Edward III. Later kings such as King Henry VII, whose marriage to Elizabeth of York merged the Houses of York and Lancaster, used the falcon symbol and it was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth I.