2021 Queen Elizabeth II 'The Griffin of Edward III' 1 oz 999.9 Gold Proof Coin
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 'The Griffin of Edward III' 1 oz 999.9 Gold Proof Coin - Box / COA
The 10th and final coin in the series is the, The griffin of Edward III Queen's Beast is an ancient mythical beast. It was considered a beneficent creature, signifying courage and strength combined with guardianship, vigilance, swiftness and keen vision. 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 crown.
Throughout The Queen's Beasts Collection, the one ounce gold edition has proven to be particularly popular. Finished to Proof standard, the coin is an exemplar of the world-renowned precision and attention to detail for which The Royal Mint is known.
Alloy 999.9 fine gold
Reverse Designer Jody Clark
Obverse Designer Jody Clark