The British Gold Britannia Coin has become iconic as a coin that exudes British pride. With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The 2023 ½ oz Gold Britannia coin has become a celebration of her life. The ½ oz Gold Britannia is popular for being a little more affordable than the 1 oz version. Minted by the Royal Mint, the Britannia coin is guaranteed to be of the highest quality. The Britannia coin is a very popular coin and features the embodiment of Britain, Britannia.
- Recognized as legal tender backed by the British Government.
- 1/2 Troy Oz of gold of .9999 purity
- Anti-counterfeiting measures
- 50 British Pounds face value
- Obverse: Jody Clark’s bust of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Inscripted with “Elizabeth II”, “D.G.”, “REG”, “F.D.”, “50 Pounds”
- Reverse: Phillip Nathan’s Brittania design holding a trident and shield. Inscripted: “Britannia”, “2023”, “1/2.oz”, purity, “Fine”, “Gold”
The obverse side of the coin has Britannia clad in a breastplate and a helmet and wielding a trident in her right hand. In her left hand, she has a shield with the Union flag and an olive branch. Arched above her is ‘Britannia 2023 1/2 oz 999.9 Fine Gold’. Below the image is ‘NATHAN’ for Phillip Nathan, the artist.
The reverse of the coin has the now familiar Queen Elizabeth II by Jodi Clark as commissioned by the Royal Mint. This design features the queen looking to her right wearing the crown and the royal jewels. Above her are the words ‘Elizabeth II, D.G.REG. F.D.’ which are the initials of a Latin phrase translated means “By the grace of God, queen. Defender of the faith.”
The Royal Mint has been making coins for over 1100 years and has demonstrated the tremendous skill that comes from experience and has proven they can embrace modern technology in creating their commemorative bullion coins. Collectors have come to rely on the mint for creating coins that are guaranteed to be high quality and adorned with amazing art.
The 2023 British ½ oz Gold Britannia Coin is a piece of history marking the long reign of Queen Elizabeth. These coins are sure to be highly sought after. Get yours today.