This exceptional coin would be a great addition to any coin collection. This artistically designed Proof Britannia depicts iconic Britannia, holding a trident and shield, alongside a lion. The 5th effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is shown in .9999 pure gold on observe.
This Gold bullion coin from The Royal Mint features the Royal Arms, a symbol of strength and majesty. The awe-inspiring design is depicted on 1 ounce of .9999 fine Gold, and is the newest addition to The Royal Mint Gold bullion range.
- Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
- Obverse: Displays the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the face value of 100 pounds on a guilloche design.
- Reverse: Features the current variation of the Royal Arms, with a quartered shield, each representing nations under the United Kingdom. The coin features a radial background, exemplifying the design.
The Britannia Collection from The Royal Mint has become known for showcasing various artists, who create their own interpretation of the icon. Britannia portrayed holding Poseidon's Trident also represents Britain's sea power. The Britannia first appeared on coins of the emperor Hadrian over 2,000 years ago when the province of Britannia, which she came to personify, was established.