The Queen's Beast 'Lion' Gold Coin - Limited Edition
The Lion of England is the first in a series of ten designs in our Queen’s Beasts bullion range. The coins each depict one of The Queen’s Beasts, reimagined by Royal Mint Coin Designer Jody Clark. Jody also created the definitive coinage portrait of the Queen to appear on United Kingdom coins.
The background for this range comes from the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, where ten heraldic beasts stood guard, The Queen’s Beasts, sculpted by James Woodford RA for the coronation ceremony.
The coins will each depict one of The Queen’s Beasts, reimagined by Royal Mint Coin Designer Jody Clark. Jody also created the latest definitive coinage portrait of The Queen to appear on United Kingdom coins. His bold interpretations of the Lion of England will be the first coin to be released.
The Lion of England
The Griffin of Edward III
The Red Dragon of Wales
The Unicorn of Scotland
The Black Bull of Clarence
The Falcon of the Plantagenets
The Yale of Beaufort
The White Lion of Mortimer
The White Horse of Hanover
The White Greyhound of Richmond