For the final release of the Queen’s Beast Series at the Royal Mint of England, yet another heraldic beast from the Tudor Dynasty of the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. The White Greyhound of Richmond comes from the father of King Henry VII, founder of the Tudor Dynasty. Today, 2021 1 oz Gold British Queen’s Beast White Greyhound Coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to you inside of protective plastic flips, acrylic tubes of 10 coins, or Monster Boxes of 100 coins!
- Tenth and final image in the Gold Queen’s Beast Series!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- The face value of 100 Pound sterling is fully backed by the British government.
- On the obverse side is a bust of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse field depicts the White Greyhound with the Tudor shield.
The White Greyhound comes to the Royal Arms of England now carried by Queen Elizabeth II through Edmund Tudor and the Honor of Richmond. Edmund Tudor was the Earl of Richmond and second husband of Lady Margaret of Beaufort. Edmund Tudor and Lady Margaret were the parents of Henry Tudor, the man who became King Henry VII and ended the Wars of the Roses.
All of the 2021 1 oz Gold British Queen’s Beast White Greyhound Coins available to you in this product listing are available with individual packaging or multiple packaging. Single coins ship in a protective plastic flip. Multiples ship inside of acrylic tubes of 10 coins or Monster Boxes of 100 coins, with the box featuring a total of 10 tubes of 10 coins each.
On the obverse side of 2021 Gold British Queen’s Beast White Greyhound is a bust of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen is featured here in the fifth-generation portrait created in July 2015 by Jody Clark. Her Majesty is shown here in right-profile relief at the age of 89 with the George IV State Diadem Crown on her head, earrings, and the Victorian coronation necklace around her necks. The field also includes inscriptions of the Queen’s name and face value, with a guilloche design element in the background field.
The reverse face of the 2021 1 oz Gold British Queen’s Beast White Greyhound Coins features a depiction of the White Greyhound of Richmond. The White Greyhound is a favored dog breed in Northern England and the greyhound has long been associated with the Honor of Richmond and was carried by the Earl of Richmond. As Earl of Richmond, Edmund Tudor carried the White Greyhound in his badge, and his son King Henry VII brought it to the Royal Arms as the King of England.
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