This is a brand new 1oz gold bullion coin. Produced by the Royal Mint as part of their esteemed Queens Beast series, the Gold White Greyhound Queen’s Beast is the final issue of a ten coin series. Each coin is minted to 999.9 purity gold, containing 1 troy ounce of 24-carat gold. Gold’s will arrive in official tubes for orders in multiples of ten. Like the other 1oz gold coins in the series, the White Greyhound of of Richmond Beast possesses a face value of £100, qualifying the coin as legal tender – meaning any profits made when selling the coins in the future are completely free from Capital Gains Tax. The Royal Mint has produced these coins to bullion finish, deeming them ideal for investment due to their lower production cost.
The Queens Beast series celebrates the ten heraldic beasts which were present in statue form at Queens Elizabeth’s 1953 Coronation at Westminster Abbey. The ten beasts represent the queen’s illustrious line of ancestry with each creature associated with various Royal Houses and monarchs. The Royal Mint produce these coins in gold, silver and platinum versions, with the silver coming in 2oz and 10oz editions, while the gold is produced in quarter ounce as well as these full 1-ounce versions.
The White Greyhound is associated with the Tudor era, in particular Henry VII and his father Edmund Tudor. The Greyhound symbolised the Honour of Richmond, which Edmund used as Earl of Richmond.
The shield depicts the Royal crown, sat atop the Tudor rose. The original Rose depicts both red and white elements, representing the union of the rival Lancaster and York houses.
Snap these fantastic coins up while you can. Whether you purchase one coin as part of the full ten-coin set, buy the various sizes and precious metal versions, or buy higher quantities for investment, make sure you do it while stocks last. Previous issues of the series have sold out quickly with premiums rising significantly as gold coin collectors seek difficult to obtain coins. Premiums when first released tend to be low, offering a small window of opportunity to lock in incredible value.
Like the gold Britannia, the White Greyhound of Richmond Queens Beast coin is very popular for gold investors due to its tax-free status for UK investors.