Britannia 1oz Gold Coin 2019
|Purity:||999.9 / 1000|
|Mint:||The Royal British Mint|
|Packing:||Single in bag, 10 in tube|
|Grading:||Mint State - Uncirculated|
|Tax:||Taxfree acc. to $25c UStG|
The 1 oz Britannia gold coin was first introduced by the Royal Mint in 1987. Lady Britannia is an enduring figure that first appeared on the coins of the Emperor Hadrian over 2,000 years ago.
The Britannia is a symbol of strength and freedom and her image has adorned British coins since the reign of Charles II in 1672.
The 2019 Britannia 1 oz gold coin has a high purity of 999.9 fine gold (24 carat)
The 2019 design features Philip Nathan’s original design of Lady Britannia standing firm and strong in the eye of a storm with trident and shield.
The Britannia is the United Kingdom’s first 99.99% pure gold coin.
The front side of the 2019 Britannia depicts a full profile view of Lady Britannia with a trident in her right hand a shield and olive branch in her left hand. She wears a corinthian helmet on her head as she faces to the right. The inscriptions around the outer edge read “BRITANNIA 2019 1oz 999.9 FINE GOLD”
The reverse side of the 2019 Britannia features a right side portrait of Queen Elizabeth II with diadem, designed by artist and engraver Jody Clark. The inscriptions around the outer edge are “ELIZABETH II” “D G REG F D” and 100 POUNDS. The engraving “D G REG F D” is a Latin abbreviation that translates “By Grace of God, Queen of Britain”.
The Royal Mint is one of the oldest mints in the world with a history that dates back 1,100 years. The most popular coins from the Royal Mint include the Britannia Gold and Silver coin series, the Sovereign Gold coin and the Queen’s Beasts Gold and Silver coin series.
Manufacturer: Royal Mint
County of Origin: United Kingdom
Weight: 1 troy ounce
Diameter: 32.69 mm
Nominal Value: 100 Pounds