The stunning design depicts a close-up of Britannia wearing a helment. From 1998, as with all British coins, the obverse desgin changed to the fourth Portrait, showing a more mature likeness of the Queen. A treasure for your gold coin collection or gold investment portfolio, the 2003 1 oz Gold Britannia contains 1 oz of pure gold. Produced by the Royal Mint, the Gold Britannia features a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse. The reverse portrays the iconic image of Britannia. The 2003 1 oz Gold Britannia, legal tender in the United Kingdom, has a face value of 100 pounds (£100) and is 91.67% fine gold (22-karat gold).