The oldest and most important heraldic beast in the history of the English monarchy is the Lion of England. Adopted from the personal coat of arms of King Richard I, the second Plantagenet monarch to rule England, the Lion of England has featured in the coat of arms of countless monarchs since it was formally adopted by Richard I in 1198. Right now, 2022 10 oz Proof Silver British Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in black presentation boxes with a themed shipper and Certificate of Authenticity included!
- Second proof coin available in the Silver Tudor Beasts Series!
- Mintage limited to 150 coins only!
- Consists of Ten Troy ounces of .999 fine silver.
- Bears a face value of Ten Pound sterling (GBP) backed by the government of Britain.
- The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse is the impaled arms of King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour supported by the Lion of England.
- Proof specimens.
Each 2022 10 oz Proof Silver British Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coin available here at Silver.com comes with the original packaging from the mint. The coins are housed in black presentation boxes from the Royal Mint, with a themed shipper for delivery and an included Certificate of Authenticity. As proof specimens, each coin has frosted designs with mirrored fields.
Throughout the reign of all British monarchs following Richard I, the Lion of England has been there. As a supporter of the Royal Arms and the main figure in the coat of arms of England, the Three Lions, the crowned lion has been a fixture of British heraldry for more than 800 years.
The obverse side of the 2022 Proof Silver Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coin features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. In this design, the Queen is shown at the age of 89 with the George IV State Diadem Crown on her head. This portrait was created for the Royal Mint as its fifth-generation effigy in 2015 by Jody Clark.
On the reverse field of 2022 10 oz Proof Silver British Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coins is an image of the impaled arms of King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. The shield features Henry VIII’s Royal Arms on the left with the coat of arms of Jane Seymour, his third wife, on the right. The Lion of England supports the shield from behind.
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