British Queens Beasts Silver Coins
Coins proven to be one of the most valuable assets investors can add to a retirement portfolio.
- .9999 fineness
- Legal tender in the UK
- Backed by UK government
- Minted to highest bullion standard
- Eligible for Silver IRA
About British Queens Beasts Silver Coins
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The Queen’s Silver Beasts Coins are part of a superb collection of high-quality products available for investors and collectors alike. Inspired by British and European royal and noble heraldry, The Queen’s Beasts feature 10 creatures from European mythology. The bullion coins are made from 999.9/1000 purity, making these coins among the purest silver currency available on the market.
History of British Queen’s Beasts Coins
First struck in 2016 in time to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s Sapphire Jubilee in 2017, the Queen’s Beasts silver coin collection is based on the 10 creatures that stood guard at her Coronation in 1953. The golden statues were originally created by James Woodford RA, and are currently on display at the Canadian Museum of History.
Each of the Queen’s Beasts supports a shield bearing the arms of a royal or noble lineage which at some point played an important role in the long history of the British monarchy. The crown has been fought over by many dynasties, and each of these is represented by one of the Queen’s Beasts.
Why buy Queen’s Beasts Silver Coins
British Sterling silver bullion coins are a proven asset that represent a safe investment and often used as a hedge against paper-based assets. Given they are also manufactured to the highest quality standards set by the Royal Mint, British silver coins are particularly valuable to any retirement portfolio.
Despite being produced by the world’s leading precious metals refinery, the Queen’s Beasts series is also a unique work of art based on British history. Their prestige and intricate designs make them appealing collectors’ items in their own right.
The Royal Mint has a worldwide reputation as the leading precious metal refinery, which adds a level of trust to the value of the material itself. The Queen’s Beasts collection is of the Mint’s highest quality, and its value is guaranteed by the Treasury of the United Kingdom.
The silver Queen’s Beasts coins are valued at £10 for a 10 oz. coin, and the unique 2 oz. coin has a face value of £5. However, the face value does not reflect the true value of silver coins. The actual price is calculated in accordance with the latest spot prices.
Design of British Queen’s Beasts Silver Coins
The Queen’s Beasts silver coins are miniature versions of the original sculptors placed at Westminster Abbey for the Queen’s coronation in 1953. As such, they are stylised and exquisite versions of the original artwork.
Each of the 10 reverse designs refers to a period of British royal and noble history, and will be released at regular periods over the coming years, up to a final release in 2020. The release schedule is as follows:
The Lion of England – released March 2016
The Griffin of Edward III – released November 2016
The Red Dragon of Wales – released March 2017
The Unicorn of Scotland – released September 2017
The Black Bull of Clarence – released March 2018
The Falcon of the Plantagenets – released September 2018
The Yale of Beaufort – released September 2018
The White Lion of Mortimer – released September 2019
The White Horse of Hannover – released March 2020
The White Greyhound of Richmond – released September 2020
The obverse of the series has Her Majesty’s sitting in the right facing pose created by the Royal Mint’s official artist, Jody Clark made in 2013. This is the fifth and most recent depiction of Queen Elizabeth II, recognising the length of her reign at the time of her Sapphire Jubilee – 45 years in 2017.
British Queen’s Beast Silver Coins: IRA Investment
The British Queen’s Beasts silver coin collection is among the 10 silver bullion coins that are exclusively permitted to form part of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) in accordance with US investment laws.
The collection is highly recommended as an IRA investment option due to it’s high liquidity and reliable source of wealth. All Royal Mint collections are recognised as high value investments all over the world, and The Queen’s Beasts is the latest in a line of highly crafted products.