Today, the British Royal Mint continues its long tradition of celebrating the Queen’s Beasts with yet another addition to the brilliant series of Queen’s Beasts silver coins. The latest addition is the 2021 2 Oz British Silver Queen’s Beast White Greyhound Coin. Collectors with an interest in the Royal Mint and the history of the British Empire can complete their collection with this coin, which depicts the White Greyhound and is the last in the Queen’s Beasts series.
- 2 Ounces of pure .9999 silver.
- Uncirculated and distributed by the British Royal Mint.
- Backed by the British government; face value of 5 GBP.
- Obverse depiction: Queen Elizabeth II and the coin’s value.
- Reverse depiction: the White Greyhound poses proudly atop the seal of the Tudors.
- Final design release in the epic 10-coin Queen’s Beasts Series.
- Preserve your 2 oz silver Greyhound by adding a clear capsule.
Most bullion collectors already understand the tremendous history and stellar reputation of the British Royal Mint. This mint has been the primary source of coins in the British empire since the 800s, making it one of the oldest mints in the history of the world. Each coin struck by the Royal Mint comes with the official approval and backing of the British government. Although the value of the coin clearly exceeds the five pounds listed as its face value, its function as legal tender nevertheless just adds to the legitimacy of the coin as a form of financial holding.
Queen Elizabeth makes an appearance at the center of the obverse side of this brilliant silver coin, she’s supported on the reverse side by a stunning depiction of the White Greyhound of Richmond. This animal has functioned as a symbol for the Earl of Richmond for over six-hundred years, when it was used by Edmund Richmond to signify his house’s support for King Henry VII. Today, the symbol is one of the ten Queen’s Beasts, which stand to symbolize the Queen’s lineage and support by noble houses throughout England.
Aside from its obvious value as a store of silver, this particular coin is actually the last in the series of ten coins in the Queen’s Beasts collection. This collection is nearly five years old now, and bullion enthusiasts have eagerly awaited the release of its concluding coins for the past year. When combined as a larger collection, the Queen’s Beasts coins paint a historical and impactful picture of the history of England and its beloved monarch.
Backed by the entirety of Great Britain’s government and struck by the historic and reputable Royal Mint, the 2021 British 2 Oz Silver Queen’s Beast White Greyhound Coin completes the Queen’s Beasts series with quite a bit of style.