Elizabeth II (1952-date)
|Value||1000 Pounds (1000)|
|Currency||Queen's Beasts series (2016-date)|
|Weight||1 005 g|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
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Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
Series: The Queen's Beasts
Fifth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the George IV State Diadem, legend around.
ELIZABETH II·D·G·REG·F·D·1000 POUNDS·
Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)
Image of a Griffin (body of a lion, wings and head of an eagle) dividing date, over a shield of the House of Windsor, legend around.
· 2021 ·
GRIFFIN OF EDWARD III
The tenth and final design in The Queen's Beast series which began in 2016, there are 10 Beasts in total which are a representation of the statues that stood in Westminster Abbey on the Queen's Coronation in 1953. The statues are now on display in the Canadian Museum of History.
For the Griffin of Edward III there were 14 different issues of varying metals, denominations and years of issue, which all share Jody Clark's design. Issue Limit: 13
©The Royal Mint, 2021
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