The 2021 UK Queen's Beast The White Greyhound of Richmond 2oz Silver Coin is part of the Queen's Beasts bullion range from The Royal Mint, featuring an original reverse design. The coin's reverse features The White Greyhound of Richmond and details the coin's weight, fineness and year-date.
In heraldry, the greyhound is associated with qualities such as fitness and skill, as well as faithfulness and loyalty. Descendants of Edward III used the greyhound as a badge and it became closely associated with the House of Lancaster before passing to the Tudor family.
The obverse design depicts the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, and the monetary denomination of £5. Both the obverse and reverse are by British Coin Designer Jody Clark, creator of the latest definitive portrait of The Queen on UK coinage.
Each coin weighs 62.2g and is 999.9 Silver.
Minted by The Royal Mint in the UK.
Fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
Capital Gains Tax Exempt.
Finished to bullion standard.
Dimensions: Diameter: 89.15mm.
Coins are NEW.