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Two national icons, the British Lion and the American Eagle, have been beautifully brought together on a new bullion coin from The Royal Mint. Created in partnership with John M. Mercanti, Chief Engraver at the United States Mint from 2006 to 2010, the reverse design brings two mighty animal icons together in one harmonious composition.  

Powerfully conveying courage, strength and freedom, the British Lion and American Eagle embody the spirit of their respective nations. Instantly recognisable, these icons represent the shared values and enduring relationship between two countries that so often stand together.  

A unique collaboration between The Royal Mint and John M. Mercanti, one of the finest engravers in US coinage history, The Lion and The Eagle is available now in one ounce gold and one ounce silver bullion editions. 

  • Features a highly symbolic reverse design by esteemed artist John M. Mercanti 
  • The reverse design unites the British Lion and the American Eagle, two national icons
  • A collaboration that celebrates the enduring relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States
  • The obverse features the coinage portrait of His Majesty King Charles III by Martin Jennings
  • Struck in 999.9 fine gold and finished to Bullion standard  


The British Lion and American Eagle 2024 1oz Gold Bullion Coin

Specification Value
Denomination £100
Alloy 999.9 Fine Gold
Diameter 32.69mm
Reverse Designer John Mercanti
Obverse Designer Martin Jennings
Specification Value
Quality Bullion
Year 2024
Pure Metal Type Gold
Pure Metal Content 1 Troy Oz
Fineness 999.9
Packaging Single Coin Capsule
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