2oz Queen’s Beasts White Lion Silver Coin (2020)
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Silver White Lion Queens Beasts
This is a brand new 2oz silver bullion coin from The Royal Mint. It represents the eighth release in the exclusive series of ten silver coins. Coins are sent in a sachet, with orders in multiples of ten coming in tubes, and orders of 200 coins being packed in an official box.
This exciting new coin is struck to 999.9 purity silver and contains 2oz of the precious metal. Being larger than the standard 1oz silver coins allows for detailed coin design. With a face value of £5 Sterling, the coin qualifies as UK legal tender. Rather than use it to purchase goods, buyers benefit from legal tender coins being free from Capital Gains Tax, so any profits made are tax free. Coins are produced to bullion finish so they benefit from great value.
The know familiar fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by renowned designer Jody Clark adorns the front of the White Lion coin. This portrait stands out due to the dimpled background upon which it sits. The £5 denomination is confirmed around the edging.
The reverse of the silver coin differentiates it from the other coins in the Queens Beasts series. Taking pride of place in the centre of the coin is the original depiction of Lion of Mortimer, clutching a heraldic shield adorned with a rose encircled by a golden sun. This combination features on badges for both Richard III and Edward IV. Not to be confused with the previously released Lion of England Queens Beast which was crowned.
Our expert opinion
The White Lion Queens Beast silver coin represents wide-ranging appeal. For the collector, it forms part of the beautiful 10-part queens beasts series. Versions are available in 2oz silver coins, 10oz silver coins, 1oz gold coins and quarter ounce gold coins. So in theory there are 40 to complete the set! Their global demand and limited supply have witnessed premiums on some of the coins sky rocketing, leading to significant profits if collectors managed to buy the coin when first released.
For coins lovers, the large 2 ounce size allows great detail in the beast design. With the main feature characters being open to interpretation, great scope for stunning designs is present. being produced by The Royal Mint means attention to detail such as the mottled background and various textures, really enhance the quality of the coin.
Investors have long been adding the queens beasts coins to their collections. The chance of soaring premiums in combined with the certainty of tax efficiency. Just like with the more standard silver Britannias, all the queens beasts coins are also Capital gains Tax free due to having legal tender status.
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.