This ¼ oz Queen's Beast Yale of Beaufort gold bullion coin from Britain’s Royal Mint is one in a twelve coin series celebrating the heraldic beasts associated with the history of the British royal family.
Each gold coin in the Queen's Beast series has a gold fineness of 0.9999.
The seventh coin issued in the Queen's Beast range, the Yale of Beaufort is a mythical beast first depicted in the Roman encyclopedia Natural History by the Roman scholar Pliny the Elder and has been associated with the British Royal family since the fifteenth century.
The obverse of the ¼ oz gold Queen’s Beast coin features a vivid depiction of the Yale with its distinctive horns. This mythical Yale is the same mythical beast associated with the famous Yale University in the USA.
The reverse of the coin features a representation of the British monarch, and the coin’s weight, and gold purity.
The 1 oz gold Queen's Beast coins have a face value of 25 pounds and are non-circulating legal tender in the UK.