Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 The Seymour Panther, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 The Seymour Panther, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinGold Quarter Ounce 2022 The Seymour Panther

Like many other mints, the Royal Mint issues bullion coins in precious metals, having much higher intrinsic value than their face value. The quarter ounce (1/4 oz) gold coins are denominated as Twenty-five Pounds (£25).

The coins are legal tender but are not intended for circulation. They are targeted at bullion investors or collectors who appreciate the special editions as pieces of art. The coins are typically "one-year" types usually issued in parallel with other denominations with the same reverse designs.

This coin type is the first out of ten designs from the Royal Tudor Beasts Collection - coins depicting heraldic animals representing the Medieval Tudor dynasty which ruled England between 1485 and 1603.

Originally representing Anne Boleyn, and Katherine of Aragon before her, the Seymour Panther was given to Jane Seymour, the third wife of King Henry VIII, by the king from the royal treasury of beasts. Although the stone beast is depicted as a ferocious animal, with flames coming from its mouth and ears, the Seymour Panther symbolised a peaceful and loving union between the king and his consort who bore him the male heir he so desperately yearned for.

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Obverse
United Kingdom / Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 The Seymour Panther - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin depicts the crowned old head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown worn for her Coronation (her effigy known as the "Fifth Portrait").

In small letters below the head, the artist's initials J.C (for Jody Clark).

Running continuously around the effigy is the monarch's legend: ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·. Translated from Latin: Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith, followed by the value and denomination in English.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Reverse
United Kingdom / Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 The Seymour Panther - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin show at its centre the Seymour Panther, representing the union between King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, with flames coming from its mouth and ears. The beast wears a chained crown around its neck and holds a shield with a double wing device, which forms a part of Jane Seymour's arms as queen consort.

Around above, partly obscured by the panther's head, the inscription SEYMOUR PANTHER. Around below, · 2022 ·.

The designer's signature D.L (for David Lawrence) is below left, behind the beast's hind leg.

Reverse Inscription SEYMOUR PANTHER · 2022 ·
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Notes

Finish: proof.
Packaging: in a presentation box.
Date of issue: 6 October 2021.
Royal Mint Product Code: UK22TSPQO.
Issue price: £650.00.

Limited edition boxed: 1,000. Maximum coin mintage: 1,010.

See also

Royal Tudor Beasts - The Seymour Panther design was issued in a variety of formats:
- 1 kg Gold Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 5 oz Gold Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 2 oz Gold Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 1 oz Gold Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 2 kg Silver Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 1 kg Silver Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 10 oz Silver Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 5 oz Silver Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 2 oz Silver Proof, The Seymour Panther
- 1 oz Silver Proof, The Seymour Panther
- £5 CuproNickel, Brilliant Uncirculated, The Seymour Panther

Showing 19 from a total of 119 coins of type: Gold Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Yale of Beaufort, Proof 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 White Lion of Mortimer, Proof 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 White Horse of Hanover, Proof 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 White Greyhound of Richmond, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 White Greyhound of Richmond, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Griffin of Edward III, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Queen's 95th Birthday unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Prince Philip 760 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mr. Men - Mr. Happy unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mr. Men - Mr. Strong and Little Miss Giggles unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mr. Men - Little Miss Sunshine unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Music Legends - The Who unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Alice in Wonderland unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Through the Looking-Glass unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Gold Standard unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 Year of the Tiger unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 Britannia, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 Platinum Jubilee unknown Equestrian Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 The Seymour Panther unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 25 POUNDS ·
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Gold Quarter Ounce 2022 The Seymour Panther: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeGold Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait)
Face Value25 (x Pound)
Mintageunknown
Mintage Limit1,010
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
DesignerDavid Lawrence
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size22.000 mm
Mass7.800 g
OCC IDANMQ-EPYC-QQYJ-OJYG
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