2024 1 oz British Beowulf & Grendel Gold Coin (BU)

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The Royal Mint proudly introduces the Beowulf & Grendel 2024 1oz Gold Bullion Coin, marking the confluence of a timeless British legend with unparalleled British craftsmanship. This exceptional piece not only symbolizes the valor and epic battles narrated in the Old English poem “Beowulf” but also stands as a testament to the intricate artistry and meticulous attention to detail for which The Royal Mint is renowned. With its portrayal of Beowulf’s legendary fight against the fearsome swamp monster Grendel, this coin not only captivates collectors and investors alike but also serves as a tribute to heroism and the rich tapestry of British folklore.

 

Key Features :

  • A composition of 1 troy ounce of 999.9 fine gold, ensuring both its beauty and value.
  • It showcases a striking interpretation of the epic battle between Beowulf and Grendel, designed by the renowned David Lawrence.
  • The coin is struck to The Royal Mint’s exacting bullion standard, reflecting its commitment to quality and craftsmanship.

 

The Beowulf & Grendel coin draws its inspiration from the ancient poem “Beowulf,” one of the oldest surviving pieces of literature in the English language. This epic tale recounts the heroics of Beowulf in his battle against Grendel, a monster terrorizing the kingdom. The coin not only pays homage to this seminal work of literature but also celebrates the themes of bravery, honor, and the triumph of good over evil, embodying these timeless virtues in a tangible form. This melding of rich historical and cultural significance with expert craftsmanship makes the coin a unique and valuable addition to any collection.

 

The obverse side of the coin, designed by Martin Jennings, bears the effigy of the reigning monarch, a tradition that underscores the coin’s legal tender status and links it to a centuries-old heritage of coinage. This aspect of the design not only honors the monarchy but also situates the coin within the broader continuum of British numismatic history.

 

On the reverse, David Lawrence’s depiction captures the pivotal moment of Beowulf’s confrontation with Grendel, imbuing the coin with drama and intensity. This design not only illustrates a key narrative moment from the poem but also showcases the artistry and narrative skill involved in translating such a dynamic scene onto the coin’s surface. The attention to detail and the ability to evoke the story’s essence make this coin a masterpiece of numismatic art.

 

With the Beowulf & Grendel 2024 1oz Gold Bullion Coin, The Royal Mint bridges the ancient with the modern, encapsulating a saga of heroism within the lustre of fine gold. This coin is a masterstroke of numismatics, offering not only an investment in precious metal but also a passage through time, commemorating a narrative that has shaped English storytelling. In the realm of collectibles and investments, it stands as a beacon of cultural richness and unparalleled craftsmanship, making it an essential treasure for both aficionados and discerning investors alike.

Date

2024

Mint

British Royal Mint

Precious Metal

Gold

Series

Myths & Legends

Metal Content

1 Troy Ounce

Purity

999.9 Fine

Denomination

100£

Designer

David Lawrence, Martin Jennings

Diameter

32.69 mm

Edge

Reeded

IRA Eligible

Yes

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