2018 Great Britain 10 oz Silver Queen's Beasts The Red Dragon of Wales. The Royal Mint has a special relationship with Her Majesty The Queen when they strike every official United Kingdom coin of her reign.
Since 1968, they were based at Llantrisant, a historic place in South Wales, where the Royal Mint works throughout the year striking the nations coins; including the coins in The Queens Beasts Collection. In this 3rd Release the Red Dragon of Wales design captures the spirit and beauty of the nation it represents. Each coin comes in a Royal Mint case. The coin is dated 2018, and follows the 2017 release of the 2 oz version of the same design.
There are 10 designs planned for the series, with the Dragon being the third release. At the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, ten heraldic beasts stood guard. Plaster models were created for the occasion, symbolizing the various strands of royal ancestry brought together in a young Elizabeth II, about to be crowned queen.
The coin depicts one of The Queens Beasts, reimagined by Royal Mint coin designer Jody Clark. The Lion of England was the first design to be released in the Queen's Beast series. It was followed by the Griffin of King Edward III. This release features the Red Dragon of Wales -- the same symbol which adorns the Welsh national flag.It is said that Welsh kings first began using the dragon to symbolize their power nearly 1500 years ago. This stunning coin ships insured individually sealed in a plastic capsule. Each is denominated as 10 British pounds - official legal tender in the United Kingdom. The coin's obverse carries a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II in high relief along with her name and the 10 pound denomination. The reverse features the dragon holding England's official heraldic shield in its talons with its designation as the "Red Dragon of Wales".
And the coin is stamped with its 10 oz weight. 9999 purity and the 2018 date of issue. The Royal Mint was founded in London and has been producing the coins of the realm for more than a thousand years.
The third release in the hit Queen's Beasts series. A beautiful heraldic emblem representing Wales. 99.9% fine silver Proof coin.This coin is no longer available on The Royal Mint website. Approved by the Palace and celebrates historic royal times. Features original obverse and reverse designs by Royal Mint coin designer Jody Clark. Struck in ten ounces of 999 fine silver and finished to Brilliant Uncirculated standard. The item "2018 Great Britain 10 oz.
Silver Queen's Beasts The Red Dragon of Wales" is in sale since Friday, March 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Commemorative". The seller is "silverlenz" and is located in El Segundo, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Egypt, Jordan, Macao, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.