It was closely associated with Edward III. Who engraved it on his private seal.The shield shows the Round Tower of Windsor Castle. (where Edward III was born) with the Royal Standard flying from the turret.
Enclosed by two branches of oak surmounted by the royal. The Red Dragon of Wales. Is the third in the series of Queen's Beasts bullion coins, released in March 2017. The Griffin is the second addition to our Queens Beasts bullion range.
It takes its inspiration from hundreds of years of royal heraldry. 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 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. The Lion of England was the first to be released, now followed by his bold interpretation of The Griffin, associated with Edward III. This is the second in a series of ten designs that will celebrate each of The Queen's Beasts. Each coin contains 2 troy ounces of 999.9 fine silver. The item "2 Coin Set Queen's Beasts 2 oz Silver Griffin-Dragon Standard Capsule" is in sale since Sunday, March 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "mongojacksonfranklin" and is located in Abington, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.