2022 1 oz British Gold Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coin Description:
The Tudor Beasts Series from the Royal Mint is a successor to the popular Queens Beast Series. The Queens Beast series ran from 2016 to 2021 and feautred beasts introduced to the Royal Arms between the 12th century and the 17th century. The new Tudor Beasts Series focuses on the prominent, well-known monarchs of the Tudor Dynasty in the late-15th century and the entirety of the 16th century.
2022 1 oz British Gold Tudor Beasts Lion of England Coin Coin Highlights:
First in the Tudor Beasts Series
Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold
Face value of 100 Pound sterling (GBP)
Obverse - Queen Elizabeth II
The reverse features the Lion of England supporting the arms of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour. King Henry VII was the victor in the Wars of the Roses between the House of Lancaster and the House of York. The Tudor Dynasty would go on to control the throne until the death of Queen Elizabeth I in 1603. The Lion is seated behind a shield and wears the Imperial Crown.
On the obverse of 2022 1 oz British Gold Tudor Beasts Lion Coins is Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is shown here in right-profile relief wearing the George IV State Diadem Crown. This portrait was created for the Royal Mint in 2015 by Jody Clark and is the fifth-generation effigy of the Queen on British coins.