1/4 oz Gold Britannias
Gold Britannias - Introduced by the Royal Mint in 1987, the Gold Britannia coins are British gold bullion coins that have begun to play a major role on the coin market. Gold Britannias are issued in 1, 1/2, 1/4, and 1/10 oz sizes with face values in British pounds (£) of £100, £50, £25, and £10, respectively. Gold Britannias are .917 gold (22-karat gold) and are legal tender in Great Britain. Until 1990, the Gold Britannia was alloyed with copper. However, beginning in 1990, the Gold Britannia has been alloyed with silver, which gives the Gold Britannias issued since 1990 a lighter yellow color than the earlier Britannias. In 2013, the fineness increased to .9999 fine.
The Gold Britannia’s attractive design was created to appeal to both collectors and investors alike. The obverse of the Gold Britannia bears a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II. The Gold Britannias issued from 1987 to 1997 feature the "Third Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth II, while the "Fourth Portrait," a more mature likeness of Queen Elizabeth II, graces the Gold Britannias issued from 1998 and on to the Gold Britannias being produced today.
The reverse pays tribute to the Britannia image that first appeared on coins produced under the rule of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. An ancient term for Great Britain, Britannia began to personify the island of Great Britain in the first-century Roman world. Illustrated as a goddess, Britannia resembles the Roman figure Boudica. Britannia first appeared on British coins in 1672, when she graced the farthing. The Gold Britannia is the first gold coin since the days of the Romans to feature the Britannia image. The Gold Britannia coins feature different variations of the Britannia design, including a Standing Britannia, a Seated Britannia, and others. Illustrating the majestic Britannia, the Gold Britannias are some of the most beautiful gold coins in the world.
Gold prices fluctuate, but the popularity of the Gold Britannia bullion coins only increases. APMEX sells Gold Britannia coins in Brilliant Uncirculated and Proof condition. APMEX makes it easy to buy gold by offering competitive gold prices on all gold bullion coins.
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This 1/4 oz Gold Britannia coin is a treasure for its beauty and gold value. Produced by the Royal Mint, the 2012 Gold Britannia coin is UK legal tender and has a face value of £25. Graded a perfect 70 by PCGS with a popu.... Read More
Population of only 6!*A treasure for your gold coin collection or gold investment portfolio, the 2003 1/4 oz Gold Britannia contains 1/4 oz of pure gold. Produced by the Royal Mint, the Gold Britannia features a depiction of Queen Elizabeth.... Read More
These majestically designed Gold coins contain .25 oz actual Gold weight. Designer Philip Nathan has outdone himself depicting a lovely windblown personification of Britannia.... Read More
These majestically designed Gold coins contain 1/4 oz actual Gold weight. Designer Philip Nathan has outdone himself depicting a lovely windblown personification of Britannia.PCGS has certified this coin as a Pr.... Read More
A lovely addition to any coin collection, Minted by the Royal Mint in Great Britain, the Gold Britannia coin is one of the most beautiful coins on the market. British legal tend.... Read More
The Britannia is 1/4 oz of gold minted exclusively by the British Royal Mint, one of the world's most prestigious national mints. Britannia first appeared as a provincial.... Read More
Minted by the Royal Mint in Great Britain, the Gold Britannia coin is one of the most beautiful coins on the market. British legal tender, the Gold Britannia has a face value of 25 pounds (£25) and is 91.67% fin.... Read More
These majestically designed gold coins contain a quarter ounce of fine gold. Depicting Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse and the Britannia image on its reverse, this Proof Gold Britannia i.... Read More