In 2017, the Royal Mint expanded upon its newly released collection of coins known as the Queen’s Beast Series. The program contains a total of 10 designs reflective of the heraldic beasts from the royal arms of England that were present during the coronation ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Right now, 2019 1 oz Platinum British Queen’s Beast Unicorn of Scotland Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside of protective packaging, tubes of 10, or boxes of 100 coins!
- Fourth issue of a platinum coin in the Queen’s Beast Series!
- Availability limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9995 fine platinum in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of £100 (GB) backed by the government of Great Britain.
- Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse of the coins.
- The Unicorn of Scotland is featured on the reverse of the coin with the Scottish arms.
Each of the 2019 1 oz Platinum British Queen’s Beast Unicorn of Scotland Coins is available to you at Silver.com in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins are housed individually inside of protective plastic. You can also purchase them in bulk options of 10 coins to a tube or 100 coins in a Monster Box that includes 10 tubes in total.
The Unicorn of Scotland is a creature that is powerful and fierce. Unicorns are enduring symbols of strength and beauty. The unicorn has long been associated with Scotland, chosen for the nation’s long defiance to British rule. When James I ascended to the throne of England, the then-King of the Scots united the thrones of England and Scotland. He brought with him the unicorn to support the royal shield alongside the Lion of England.
On the obverse of 2019 Platinum British Queen’s Beast Unicorn Coins is the image of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty has ruled England since 1952, the longest-reigning monarch in British history. This is the fifth-generation portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and it was created in 2015 by Jody Clark for the Royal Mint.
The reverse of 2019 1 oz Platinum British Queen’s Beast Unicorn of Scotland Coins features the heraldic beast of Scotland. In this design, the unicorn supports the royal shield of Scotland in used since the time of Alexander III in the 13th century. The unicorn stands rampant behind the shield while a singular lion on the shield also stands in the rampant pose.
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