Obverse: Displays the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the face value of 100 pounds. Reverse: Designed by Jody Clark, the design features a magnificent yale, with its horns as a focal point. Sovereign coin backed by the British government.
Display your 1 oz Gold Queen's Beasts The Yale in style by adding an attractive display box. Add the seventh coin of this popular 10-coin series to your cart today! When Her Majesty The Queen was crowned in 1953, the entrance to Westminster Abbey was guarded by ten fantastical creatures. The Queens Beasts were six-foot tall statues that symbolized the heritage and history Queen Elizabeth II inherited that day. These royal protectors have been brought to life in a collection named in their honor, which began in the year The Queen became the worlds longest reigning living monarch.The yale is a mythical beast, described to be the size of a hippopotamus, with the tail of an elephant and jaws of a boar. It descends to The Queen through Henry VII, who inherited it from his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort.
Her position as a matriarch brought the yale prestige and a symbolic meaning. Today, the yale can be seen guarding prominent buildings of education such as Yale University, Christ's College and St. John's College in Cambridge.The item "2019 Great Britain 1 oz Gold Queen's Beasts The Yale SKU#186772" is in sale since Wednesday, March 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins". The seller is "apmex" and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped worldwide.