2020 2 oz Great Britain The Queen’s Beasts - The White Lion of Mortimer .9999 Silver Coin

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2020 2 oz Great Britain The Queen’s Beasts -  The White Lion of Mortimer  .9999 Silver Coin BU

The Royal Mint is excited to introduce a new coin to The Queen’s Beasts Collection.

The coin design is inspired by ancient symbols of power and identity, the range brings to life the ten imposing statues that lined the entrance to Westminster Abbey in 1953 at the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen.

About The White Lion of Mortimer: 

The White Lion of Mortimer is another beast inherited by the Queen from Edward IV of the House of York, as is the Black Bull. It was a symbol of King George VI - Queen Elizabeth II's father - prior to his coronation.

The Mortimer lion has no crown and has a blue tongue and holds a Yorkist shield bearing a ‘white rose en Soleil’ (golden sun) on a half and half background.

This coin from The Queen’s Beasts Collection is also available as a 1 oz gold edition and a 1/4 oz gold edition.

Key Features:

  • A unique design of gold bullion coin from The Royal Mint’s for the Queen’s Beasts Collection which designed by a famous Royal Mint coin designer, Jody Clark 
  • Minted in 99.99% fine 2 oz pure silver 
  • This Silver coin is struck by The Royal Mint
More Information
Year 2020
Metal Content Silver
Denomination GBP 5
Purity 9999
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Country United Kingdom
Manufacturer Royal Mint
Diameter (mm) 38.61
Series The Queen's Beast