1/4oz Gold Falcon Queens Beast
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This is a bullion finish gold coin, issued by the Royal Mint. Coins will be packaged loose for small quantities and orders of 25 or more may come in Royal Mint tubes. Minimum order of four coins.
If you’d like to further protect your coins, we offer coin capsules which fit perfectly. Coins are minted to 999.9 gold purity and benefit from a face value of £25 – granting them CGT-Free status.
The Falcon of Plantagenets quarter-ounce coin is the sixth in a series of ten Queens Beast issues, each with a 1oz and quarter-ounce gold version. each Beast is also released in two silver sizes, 2oz and a huge 10oz coin.
First used as a symbol by Richard III, the Falcon represents the strength of mind and determination. Commonly used again down the generations, Edward IV utilised the falcon symbol sitting on an open fetterlock to symbolise his claim to the throne. The design of the coin reflects that with the impressive falcon perched upon a throne emblazoned with another falcon perched upon a fetterlock. Popular amongst the combined houses of York and Lancaster, the Falcon has become an established royal beast to the Windsor house.
Our Expert Opinion
With a limited issue and being part of an inspiring 10-piece Royal Mint collection, the quarter ounce gold Falcon holds great appeal as a collectable coin. For this reason, we’ve already experienced high premium increases on previous quarter-ounce gold beasts once supplies run dry. The 1/4 oz coin boasts the same fine detail of its bigger 1oz version, so the coin’s beauty is incredible.
With its tax-free gold coin status, the Falcon will also appeal to those wishing to build a balanced and varied investment portfolio.
Orders are delivered free of charge within the UK only.
Delivery is in non-branded tamper proof packaging by Royal Mail Special Delivery and is fully insured. Delivery usually takes place before 1pm on the day following despatch, but some areas may run over this timeframe.
Maximum value per parcel is £50,000, so larger orders will be sent in multiple installments.
When placing your order, the delivery address needs to match the registered address of the buyer.
You’ll receive a despatch email with a tracking link once the goods are sent so you can see the status of the delivery and location of the parcel.
In the event that no-one is in to receive the delivery, you’ll be left a red card confirming attempted delivery, with confirmation on the Royal Mail tracking page. You then have the choice of arranging redelivery or picking up the parcel from your nearest sorting office.
For more details please see section 4 of our Terms & Conditions and our Delivery & Storage page.
If you request storage for your order, your goods will be sent free of charge to the storage vaults.
All gold & silver orders are stored at Loomis International in the UK and held on a fully allocated and segregated basis.
Storage fees are 1%+VAT/year for gold and 1.5%+VAT/year for silver, subject to minimum charges.
Please see further details of storage fees and minimum charges on our Storage & Delivery page.
Storage is charged at point of purchase by selecting ‘Buy with Storage’ to the next semi-annual pay date. Semi-annual storage dates are 15 March and 15 September each year and are subject to minimum charges for the period.
A recurring storage fee will be taken from your card at each semi-annual storage date.
You can opt to have your goods delivered at any time, subject to delivery charges of £25 +0.25% of the metal value.