This 1 oz Queen's Beast White Lion of Mortimer gold bullion coin from the Royal Mint is one in a series of gold bullion coins celebrating the heraldic beasts associated with the British royal family.
Comprising a series of ten coins, each gold coin of the Queen’s Beast series is minted by the Royal Mint in 0.9999 pure gold.
The eight coin to be issued in the range, the White Lion of Mortimer ,is a mythical beast that descended to the Queen through Edward IV
The obverse of the coin features a stunning depiction of the fierce White Lion of Mortimer, holding a shield. The reverse of the coin features a portrait of the British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, and specifies the coin’s weight and gold purity.
The 1 oz gold Queen's White Lion of Mortimer gold coin has a face value of £100 and is non-circulating legal tender in the UK.
The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, South Wales, is one of the oldest mints in the world and is fully owned by Her Majesty’s Treasury.