The 'Lion of England' Commemorative Strike

Item No.: 9173451

instead £69.95


now just £ 10.00
instead £69.95


now just £ 10.00
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  • Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's royal ancestry
  • Layered with pure silver and 24-carat gold
  • Finished with soughtafter colour effect
Yes please, I would like to secure all the advantages and preferential special prices of Windsor Mint’s collector's service. I will receive, without any obligation to buy on my part, one further issue of my collection The Queen's Beasts in roughly monthly intervals, with a 20 days right of return (on approval basis only). This way I secure my 10% (and more) discount savings advantage. I can cancel or pause this agreement at any time (by telephone or in writing).

Item desciption
The Queen’s Beasts are the ten heraldic statues that guarded the entrance to Westminster Abbey for Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953, representing her royal genealogy. The beasts were inspired by the original 'King’s Beasts' created more than 400 years ago for Henry VIII. In the autumn of 1952, renowned sculptor Sir James Woodford, member of the Royal Academy, was commissioned to create ten heraldic statues to represent Queen Elizabeth II’s royal ancestry. On Her Majesty’s coronation day, nine of the six-foot tall statues formed a line outside the western annexe of Westminster Abbey, while the Lion of England guarded the entrance to the Abbey used by the Queen on her arrival in the Gold State Coach.

The Lion of England has now been honoured with a superb strike, beautifully layered in pure silver and 24-carat gold. It features the crowned Lion of England, who has supported the Royal Arms since the reign of Edward IV, holding a shield depicting the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom.
Details
Limitation 9,999 complete collections Metal Copper
Weight 54 g First Issued 2018
Size Diameter: 50 mm Quality Proof
Country United Kingdom First Issued after 2016
Reverse The Queen's Beasts Obverse Lion of England
Finishing Silver-plated Feinheit Copper silver-plated with padprint
Collector's Service

If you order an article including Collector Service, it means that you receive further issues of this series automatically (mostly in monthly intervals) for your approval (sale on approval), i.e. you can return the delivered article within 6 days after the receipt without mentioning reasons. The purchase contract for these edition deliveries becomes effective after the receipt of your approval but latest after the expiry of the approval deadline of 6 days. Your approval is considered to be valid if you neither send us a written message nor return us the delivered product within this period. Furthermore, the customers are entitled to the unrestricted right of withdrawal as stated under the Section 4 below, so that they always have at least a period of 27 days for their final decision. We reserve the right, starting with the first delivery, to send your first article from the edition – thus you save the forwarding costs. You can check every collection piece peacefully at length. You collect as long as you like to. If you choose to spare the benefits of our Collector Service, you can suspend it or cancel it altogether any time with a short notice.

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