Queen’s Beasts coin weighs in at 10kg, took 400 hours to produce – and has already been snapped up The Royal Mint has produced a 10kg (22lb) gold coin, the biggest in its 1,100-year history. It took 400 hours to produce the coin – described by the Mint as a “masterwork” – including four days of polishing. The coin has already been sold. The Mint did not give details about the sale or buyer, but said a coin of this calibre and craftsmanship would be priced in the region of six figures.
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