Weight: 1 troy ounce
Fineness: .9999 fine gold (24 karat)
Face Value: 100 Pound sterling (GBP)
Mint: Royal Mint
Year of Issue: Random Year
Description: Created by the prestigious Royal Mint in the United Kingdom, the 1 oz British Britannia Gold Coin is a gold coin with a unique but beautiful design. The coin is a pure .9999 gold coin sharing similarities to the Canadian Maple and American Buffalo gold coins. The coin’s obverse features either an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II or King Charles III, depending on the year it was produced, as well as the face value of the coin, the name of the monarch featured, and the either the Latin phrase of D.G. Rex for King Charles III or D.G. Regina for Queen Elizabeth III. The reverse of the coin features the embodiment of Britain, Britannia. Also included on the reverse of the coin, the year the coin was produced, the weight, and the purity of the coin. Depending on the year of the coin, the coin may have counterfeit features included in it such as radial lines or micro-inscriptions.
Why Buy?: This coin is a great way to get your foot in the door for investment grade bullion. With the coin being backed by the the British government and its unique design, it makes it a strong contender against any other investment grade bullion. This coin also has its own collectors appeal as it has various designs over the years. The designs of the coin vary in how Britannia is featured on the coin as well as the who is the current monarch reigning during that year. The coin also features various counterfeit measures over the years making it one of the safest coins to buy on the market.