The Royal Mint introduced the Queen's Beasts series of coins in 2016. These coins were previously only available in precious metals.
The Yale of Beaufort £5 is the 6th release in the Royal Mint's commemorative Queen's Beasts range of coins. The series will feature 10 coins in total, which will be released sporadically until 2020.
These coins are struck in brilliant uncirculated condition and come in a presentation folder.
A Yale is a mythical animal, said to be the size of an elephant, with a goat-like body, and the tusks and horns of a boar.
The Queen's Beasts are based on the ten sculptures that were created for the Queen's Coronation in 1953 by sculptor, James Woodford RA. Positioned to guard the entrance of Westminster Abbey, the statues featured heraldic elements combined with mythical creatures that represent the Queen's ancestry.
The obverse was designed by Jody Clark and shows the fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
As with the previous coins in the series, the reverse was also designed by Jody Clark. It shows a Yale on top of a shield.
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||Jody Clark|
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