Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case

Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case
Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case
Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case
Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case
Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case

Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case
When Her Majesty The Queen was crowned on 2 June 1953, ten statues were created to form a guard of honour at the entrance to Westminster Abbey. The Queens Beasts Collection breathes new life into these mighty creatures that represent the British monarchy, and the series continues with the White Horse of Hanover. This beast represents the history of the Hanoverian family including The Queens ancestor George III, whose reign we are also celebrating on the 200th anniversary of his death. Just like his predecessors, George III embraced his ancient heraldry and retained the White Horse within his Coat of Arms. You can see this detail within the elaborate shield that the White Horse holds, in the coins reverse created by coin designer Jody Clark.

This custom presentation case, made specifically for the 2oz. Queens Beast Silver Coin Series, is a must have for your complete set. It has custom labeling beneath each coin. Each coin has its designated insert with its name on a gold colored name plate.

The coins will come sealed in airt-tite capsules that fit in the insert in the presentation case. 9999 Fine Silver Queens Beast coins in a complete set.

Below are the coins you will receive. Each made from 9999 Fine Silver. The Lion of England is the crowned golden lion. Which has been one of the supporters. Of the Royal Arms since the reign of Edward IV.

Showing the Arms of the United Kingdom. As they have been since Queen Victoria.

In the first and last quarters of the shield are the arms of the House of Plantagenet. (the "Lions of England", technically in heraldic language "Leopards of England"), taken from the arms of King Richard I. (armorial border) of Scotland appear in the second, and the Harp of Ireland. The White Greyhound of Richmond. Main article: White Greyhound of Richmond.

Was a badge of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, Earl of Richmond. 3rd son of King Edward III. It was also used by his son King Henry IV.

And especially by King Henry VII. Can be seen on the shield, one rose within another surmounted by a crown. It symbolizes the union of the two cadet houses. And the House of Lancaster. Was a mythical beast, supposedly white and covered with gold spots and able to swivel each of its horns independently.

It descends to the Queen through King Henry VII. Who inherited it from his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort.

The shield shows a portcullis. Surmounted by a royal crown. The portcullis (uncrowned) was a Beaufort badge. But was used both crowned and uncrowned by Henry VII. The Red Dragon of Wales.

Was a badge used by Owen Tudor. After the story of the dragon on Llewelyn the Last's castle grounds. Took it as a token of his supposed descent from Cadwaladr.

The last of the line of Maelgwn. The beast holds a shield bearing a lion in each quarter; this was the coat of arms of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd. The last native Prince of Wales. The White Horse of Hanover. Was introduced into the Royal Arms in 1714 when the crown of Great Britain passed to the Elector George of Hanover. This grandson of Elizabeth Stuart. Sister of King Charles I. King of Great Britain and Ireland. The shield shows the leopards of England and the lion of Scotland in the first quarter, the fleur-de-lis of France in the second brought into the royal arms of England. By King Edward II and the Irish harp in the third quarter. The fourth quarter shows the arms of Hanover. The White Lion of Mortimer. Descends to the Queen through Edward IV. The shield shows a white rose encircled by a golden sun, known heraldically as a white rose en soleil which is really a combination of two distinct badges. Both of these appear on the Great Seals of Edward IV and Richard III, and were used by George VI when Duke of York. Unlike the Lion of England, this beast is uncrowned. From the end of the 16th century, two unicorns. Were adopted as the supporters.

Of the Scottish Royal Arms. In 1603 the crown of England passed to James VI of Scotland. Who then became James I. He took as supporters of his royal arms a crowned lion of England and one of his Scottish unicorns.

The unicorn holds a shield showing the royal arms of Scotland. Within a double tressure flory-counter-flory. 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. Enclosed by two branches of oak surmounted by the royal crown.

The Black Bull of Clarence. Descended to the Queen through Edward IV. The shield shows the Royal Arms as they were borne by Edward IV. And his brother Richard III. As well as all the Sovereigns of the Houses of Lancaster.

The Falcon of the Plantagenets. Was first used by Edward III. Of the House of Plantagenet.

It descended to Edward IV. Who took it as his personal badge, the falcon standing within an open fetterlock. Originally closed, the slightly open fetterlock is supposed to refer to the struggle Edward IV.

Had to obtain the throne he forced the lock and won the throne. The item "Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case" is in sale since Thursday, November 12, 2020.

This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Commemorative". The seller is "modernnumismaticsguy" and is located in San Diego, 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, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Ukraine, Cayman islands.
Britain 2 oz Queen's Beasts Complete Set (10 coins) with Wooden Display Case

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