A Symbol of Welsh Heritage Struck in Silver. In 1953, at the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, the Red Dragon of Wales took its place as one of The Queens Beasts, reinforcing Her Majestys connection to Wales. In the same year, the badge of Wales was modified as a mark of honour, to include the motto Y ddraig goch ddyry cychwyn or The red dragon advances once again emphasising the rich Welsh heritage The Queen inherited when she was crowned. This is the third release in the series and this edition has been struck in one ounce of 999 fine silver and finished to Proof standard. Series: The Queen’s Beasts The Red Dragon of Wales. Alloy: 999 fine silver. The third release of 10 Queen’s Beasts , this features the Red Dragon of Wales a traditional symbol of British Royal Heraldry. Issued as legal tender under the authority of The United Kingdom with the latest Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The monetary denomination, and silver content are shown on the coins obverse. The coin is finished to proof standard and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity and booklet. Your coin is presented in a black Royal Mint Box with outer shipper. The item “The Queen’s Beasts The Red Dragon of Wales 2018 UK £2 1oz Silver Proof Coin” is in sale since Tuesday, May 22, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\British\Proof Sets/Coins\2000s”. The seller is “minted-uk” and is located in Essex. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Year of Issue: 2018