The Tudor Dynasty ruled England from 1485 to 1603 with a total of five monarchs sitting on the throne during this period. In the new Tudor Beasts Series from the Royal Mint of England, the real and mythical beasts represented in the heraldry of the Tudor monarchs feature on beautiful gold and silver bullion coins. Now, 2022 5 oz Proof Silver British Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coins are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coins ship to you encapsulated within a presentation box with an included shipper and Certificate of Authenticity!
- Second proof design in the Silver Tudor Beasts Series!
- Mintage limited to 300 coins only!
- Consists of Five Troy ounces of .999 fine silver.
- Issued a face value of Ten Pound sterling (GBP) by Britain.
- The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse is an effigy of the Lion of England supporting the shield of King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.
- Proof coins.
The House of Tudor was formed by Henry Tudor a man who claimed lineage to the House of Lancaster through his mother. Henry Tudor defeated the last Yorkist monarch, King Richard III, at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. He moved quickly to fulfill his promise to unite rival cadet houses of the Plantagenets, Lancaster and York, by marrying Elizabeth of York, the daughter of King Edward IV.
From 1485 to 1603, a total of five monarchs would rule England from the House of Tudor. King Henry VII was the founder and first monarch. His eldest surviving son, Henry VIII, would reign from 1509 to 1547, with three of Henry VIII’s children succeeding him. After brief reigns by his son King Edward VI and eldest child, Queen Mary I, it would be his daughter with Anne Boleyn who reigned the longest and ushered in a golden era for England. Queen Elizabeth I reigned from 1558 to 1603.
The obverse of 2022 5 oz Proof Silver British Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coins features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. England’s longest-reigning monarch, Elizabeth II is featured here at the age of 89 with the George IV State Diadem on her head.
On the reverse side of 2022 Proof British Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coins is an image of the powerful Lion of England. Here, the Lion of England is seated behind a shield with the impaled arms of King Henry VIII and his third wife, Jane Seymour.
These 2022 5 oz Proof Silver British Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coins come with a protective capsule and a black presentation box from the Royal Mint. Each one is delivered with a themed shipper and a Certificate of Authenticity.
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