The White Lion of Mortimer comes to Queen Elizabeth II through the first Yorkist King of England, King Edward IV. The White Lion was used by Edward IV to support his Royal Arms and features as the eighth overall design in the Queen’s Beast Series from the Royal Mint of England. Today, 2020 2 oz Silver British Queen’s Beast White Lion Coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you inside of a protective plastic flip, tubes of 10 coins, or Monster Boxes of 200 coins!
- Eighth design available in the Queen’s Beast Series from the Royal Mint!
- Stunning White Lion of Mortimer design!
- Consists of Two Troy ounces of .9999 fine silver in BU condition.
- The face value of 2 Pound Sterling (GBP) is fully backed by the British government.
- Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse of the coins.
- White Lion of Mortimer on the reverse of the coins.
Anne de Mortimer was the heiress of the Mortimers and a leading noblewoman of the House of York prior to the Wars of the Roses. She was the grandmother of King Edward IV, the first Yorkist king, and his brother King Richard III, the last Yorkist king. This design includes the White Lion and the shield of the House of York.
All 2020 2 oz Silver British Queen’s Beast White Lion Coins are available to you in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins ship to you individually inside of a protective plastic flip and in multiple options. Those multiples include mint tubes of 10 coins or Monster Boxes of 200 coins with a total of 20 tubes.
On the obverse of 2020 Silver British Queen’s Beast White Lion Coins is a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is depicted here in right-profile relief in a fifth-generation portrait created in 2015 by Jody Clark. Elizabeth II’s father, King George VI, often used the shield of the House of York as his personal badge before he was crowned king. At this time he held the title of Duke of York.
The reverse field of 2020 2 oz Silver British Queen’s Beast White Lion Coins bears the White Lion of Mortimer. A supporter of the Royal Arms during the reign of King Edward IV, the White Lion of Mortimer is traditionally depicted in a seated position with its tail between its legs and does not wear a crown on its head.
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