The Red Dragon of Wales is the oldest beast in the history of the Royal Arms of England. Originally part of the royal arms for ancient Welsh monarchs, the Red Dragon is first recorded in written history in England during the early 6th century when it was known as the red dragon of Cadwallader, who was the ancient king of Gwynedd. Today, you have the opportunity to purchase the 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon Coin online from Provident Metals.
The Queens Beast Series launched in 2016 from the Royal Mint of England. The coins in this series include silver, gold, and platinum bullion coins, as well as silver and gold proof collectible coins. In addition to these 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon 1 oz Silver Coins, you will find the collectible silver proof available in 5 oz and 1 Kilo coins.
On the obverse, 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon Coins boast the fifth-generation British portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Designed in 2015 by Jody Clark, it depicts the Queen at the age of 89 in right-profile relief wearing the George IV State Diadem crown, also known as the Royal Diadem. This stunning crown has a total of 320 carats of diamonds and is traditionally worn by the monarch at the state opening of parliament.
The reverse side of 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon Coins features a design of the arms of Llewelyn ap Griffith. The last native Prince of Wales, Griffith used a coat of arms with a quartered shield that had a single leopard in each quadrant. The shield is supported by the fiery red dragon.
The Red Dragon of Wales comes to Queen Elizabeth II through King Henry VII, the first monarch of the House of Tudor. Henry VII used the red dragon on his battle standard at the Battle of Bosworth in which his victory ended the House of Yorks rule. Henry VII claimed Welsh heritage through his father, Owen Tudor.
Your 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon 1 oz Silver Coin comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and ship inside of a black Royal Mint presentation case. The case comes with a themed shipper bearing the image of the Red Dragon of Wales.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Designer (Obverse)||Jody Clark|
|Designer (Reverse)||Jody Clark|
|Product Series||Queen\'s Beast|
|Certificate of Authenticity||Yes|
|Capsule Size||39 mm|
|Metal Content||1 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $99 Ship Free|