Gold 1oz Queens Beast The White Horse of Hanover
2020 1oz Gold Horse of Hanover from the Queen’s Beasts series of coins. This one ounce gold bullion coin is supplied in a capsule. The coin contains 1 troy ounces of 999.9 fine gold and is exempt from Capital Gains Tax.
The White Horse of Hanover
In 1714 the crown of Great Britain passed to Elector George of Hanover. Due to this the white horse was added into the Royal Arms.
The Queen’s Beasts Coins
The Queen’s Beasts are a series of ten statues that were created for Elizabeth II’s coronation at Westmnister Abbey in 1953. They combine heraldic elements and mythical creatures which form a part of the Queen’s royal ancestry. The Royal Mint launched their Queen’s Beasts bullion range in 2016.
The obverse was designed by Jody Clark and features the fifth coinage effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse is also designed by Jody Clark. It features a rearing horse with the badge of the House of Hanover accompanied by the inscription:-
WHITE HORSE OF HANOVER
The shield is split into quarters. The first shows the fleur-de-lis of France, the second shows the Irish harp, the third displays the lion of Scotland and the leopards of England, and the final quarter features the Arms of Hanover.