PCGS 2021 1oz Gold Queen's Beast 'Greyhound' MS69

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Overview

2021 1oz Gold Queen's Beast 'Greyhound of Richmond' MS69 Mint State 'All but Perfect'

MS69: Un-Circulated with perfect lustre, sharp, attractive strike and very exceptional eye appeal. A perfect coin except for microscopic flaws (8x magnification) in planchet (pre-strike), strike or contact marks.

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    Coin Weight: 1oz
    Gold Purity: 999.9
    Brand: The Royal Mint
    Country: United Kingdom
    PCGS Mint State: MS 69
    CGT Free: Yes

    The Queens Beast 'Greyhound of Richmond'
    Gold Coin - Limited Edition

    Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) represents the industry standard in coin certification. By establishing a universal grading standard, PCGS has paved the way for coin investors to enjoy buying and selling coins with confidence.

    The Queen’s Beasts Collection comes to end and this is the final release in this ten-coin series. Chosen as one of the ten ancestral beasts that lined the entrance to Westminster Abbey at Her Majesty The Queen’s coronation, the Greyhound of Richmond has been reimagined for modern times by acclaimed designer Jody Clark. His mix of dynamic realism and heraldic symbolism is a signature of this series. The coin is available in a range of precious metal Proof editions, as well as a Brilliant Uncirculated edition.

    A symbol associated with qualities such as fitness and skill, as well as faithfulness and loyalty, the greyhound was first used as a royal beast by Edward III. Closely associated with the House of Lancaster, it later became a symbol of the Tudor family when it was bestowed on Edmund Tudor by his half-brother Henry VI. After slaying Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, Edmund’s son was crowned Henry VII. He used the white greyhound to display his Tudor and Lancastrian ancestry, denoting his right to rule.

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