This is the 2020 Lion of Mortimer 1/4 oz Gold Coin. The bullion coin is part of The Royal Mint's Queen's Beasts series.
Each coin contains a quarter of a troy ounce of fine gold and as British legal currency, the coins are exempt from capital gains tax.
The Queen's Beasts coins will be issued until 2020. This is the eighth coin issued in the bullion series. The coins are very collectable, with older dates being difficult to get hold of.
The Queen's Beasts are a series of ten statues that were created for Elizabeth II's coronation at Westminster Abbey in 1953. They combine heraldic elements and mythical creatures which form a part of the Queen's royal ancestry. The Royal Mint launched their Queen's Beasts bullion range in 2016. The falcon coins are the sixth in the series. The first coin featured a lion. Both the obverse and reverse of the coins were designed by Royal Mint engraver, Jody Clark. The coins have a face value of £25.
Jody Clark's coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse of the coin.
The reverse of the coin was also designed by Jody Clark. It shows a lion holding a shield. Unlike the Lion of England coin, the Lion of Mortimer is shown without a crown.
The shield the lion is holding uses parts of the seals of Edward IV and Richard III. It shows a rose over the sun.
|Fineness||0.99 Fine Gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.25 Troy Ounces|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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