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1oz British Britannia Gold Coin Previous Years

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Tavex offers the 1oz British Britannia Gold Coin Previous Years with a lower premium associated with gold prices ... read more
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Introduction

Tavex offers the 1oz British Britannia Gold Coin Previous Years with a lower premium associated with gold prices in the international market. Nearly 2,000 years ago, a figure was shaped to symbolise a nation and its people. The Romans imagined a noble, graceful warrior and placed her on coins with the name Britannia, the new province they had claimed. This tradition of coinage and buying gold has always been important for investors looking into long-term benefits. All our coins are brand new and available with next day insured delivery in the United Kingdom.

Britannia has been reimagined many times, and her visage has adorned the coins of every British monarch, from Charles II through to the recent commemorative coins produced for His Majesty King Charles in 2023. Reflecting the royal family's legacy, the artists of each age have depicted her in ways that mirror the ideas, gold silver platinum standards, and style of their time. Through every incarnation, Britannia, often weighing in troy ounces, has taken on more layers of meaning and has come to embody the spirit of a nation, making investing in gold a strategic choice for many.

When Britannia bullion coin was added to The Royal Mint’s Bullion portfolio in 1987, it was in response to a growing global bullion market. Philip Nathan created an interpretation of Britannia that was perfect for these new coins, symbolising both the UK's rich history and its place in the physical gold bullion trade.

He presented the icon with a strong maritime influence, standing windswept in a classical gown, waves at her feet; trident, shield, and olive branch in hand. This is instantly recognisable in an international market, the modern face of British Bullion and a symbol of strength and tradition.

Why Buy

  • Britannia gold bullion coins are renowned for their beauty. Their weight and quality are verified at the centuries-old annual Trial of the Pyx. 
  • Gold Britannias are a safe haven asset. Gold is known for being a solid purchase and never losing significant worth.
  • British Britannia Gold Coin is a genuine work of art made of gold. It features Philip Nathan's creative interpretation of a timeless British icon - the Britannia.
  • Britannia Gold Bullion is a part of Britain and British heritage, her legacy and her future. A flagship coin of The Royal Mint, Britannia has been struck on the nation's coinage since 1987. It undoubtedly will be forged far into the future.
  • British Britannia Gold Coin leads the way to redefine security in the bullion market. Four advanced security features take the coin's visual security to the next level.
  • The British Britannia Bullion Coin has tax benefits. This 1oz Gold Coin is exempt from Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and VAT free.

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  • Product value (1pc)
    £1,874.73
  • Buyback price
    £1,823.20
  • Your risk now
    £51.53

Fact: gold price in GBP has risen 137.55% in the last 10 years. The lowest price was 688.18 GBP/oz and the highest 1,954.25 GBP/oz. Current world market price is 1,841.99 GBP/oz

History

First struck in 1987, the Britannia gold coin became an instant classic. Today it marks one of the flagship coins of The Royal Mint and one of the most popular Bullion products. Philip Nathan’s craftsmanship and design reimagined an instantly recognisable icon. His interpretation of the Britannia is commanding and powerful, yet feminine, peaceful and elegant. The design still endures over 30 years later.

2017 commemorates the 30th year since Britannia’s bullion design was launched to market. Sculptor Philip Nathan, the designer of the first Britannia bullion in 1987, envisaged her as a classic and evolving icon.

In these brand new additions to the bullion collection, the iconic design has been updated and now features a speckled radial sunburst at her back.

Britannia gold bullion coins are renowned for their beauty and reliability, with their weight and quality verified at the centuries-old annual Trial of the Pyx.

The Royal Mint is one of the oldest and most respected government institutions of Great Britain. Its long operating history, by some estimates over 1100 years, and coupled with its production of many of the world’s most famous coins, like the gold sovereign, has contributed to making it one of the best known and renowned mints in the world. Since 1279 when the mint established its operation in the Tower of London, it has been responsible for the production of coins of the United Kingdom. Its reputation for excellence and trust was further reinforced when Sir Isaac Newton became Master of the Royal Mint. During his tenure at the Royal Mint, he was responsible for moving the British pound to the gold standard.

Today the Royal Mint is not only responsible for minting coins used for circulation in the UK, but is likewise producing official coinage for more than 60 countries in the world. However, the most important and renowned coin ever to come out of its minting presses has without a doubt been the sovereign gold coin which even today is being produced at its minting facility in the town of Llantrisant, Wales, UK. The accuracy and quality of the modern gold sovereign coin is the same as it was two hundred years ago, containing 22 karats of fine gold and weighing exactly 7.98805 grams. The popularity of the gold sovereign has likewise not changed, as confirmed in 2014 when the Royal Mint ran out of 2014 sovereign gold coins due to exceptional demand. The gold sovereign is without doubt one of the foremost gold coins ever to be produced and the fact that almost 100,000,000 sovereigns gold coins have been minted since 1957 is a testament to their excellence and trustworthiness. The reputation of the gold sovereign coin as “the chief coin of the world” will live on for centuries, as savvy investors will always prefer to keep a portion of their wealth in gold coins which are secure, liquid and trustworthy.

The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint is one of the oldest and most respected government institutions of Great Britain. Its long operating history, by some estimates over 1100 years, and coupled with its production of many of the world’s most famous coins, like the gold sovereign, has contributed to making it one of the best known and renowned mints in the world. Since 1279 when the mint established its operation in the Tower of London, it has been responsible for the production of coins of the United Kingdom. Its reputation for excellence and trust was further reinforced when Sir Isaac Newton became Master of the Royal Mint. During his tenure at the Royal Mint, he was responsible for moving the British pound to the gold standard.

Today the Royal Mint is not only responsible for minting coins used for circulation in the UK, but is likewise producing official coinage for more than 60 countries in the world. However, the most important and renowned coin ever to come out of its minting presses has without doubt been the sovereign gold coin which even today is being produced at its minting facility in the town of Llantrisant, Wales, UK. The accuracy and quality of the modern gold sovereign coin is the same as it was two hundred years ago, containing 22 karats of fine gold and weighing exactly 7.98805 grams. The popularity of the gold sovereign has likewise not changed, as confirmed in 2014 when the Royal Mint ran out of 2014 sovereign gold coins due to exceptional demand. The gold sovereign is without doubt one of the foremost gold coins ever to be produced and the fact that almost 100,000,000 sovereigns gold coins have been minted since 1957 is a testament to their excellence and trustworthiness. The reputation of the gold sovereign coin as “the chief coin of the world” will live on for centuries, as savvy investors will always prefer to keep a portion of their wealth in gold coins which are secure, liquid and trustworthy.

Product weight in grams
31.1037
Gold weight in grams
31.1035
Fineness
999.9
Gold weight in troy ounces
1
Diameter (mm)
32.69
Thickness
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Face value description
£100
Manufacturer
The Royal Mint

Obverse

The obverse of the 2023 British Britannia Gold Bullions feature various effigies. Tavex Bullion offers coins that display an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II or King Charles III. The back of the Britannia 1oz shows the following labels: The name of the regent, for example, "Charles III DG" (Dei Gratia - meaning Grace of God), "Rex, Fid, Def" (King of The British territories, Defender of the Faith) and the face value "100 Pounds".

Reverse

The reverse features the internationally recognised original portrait of Britannia by Philip Nathan. Once used as a term to describe the British Isles and then used as a female personification of British people, Britannia is an imposing figure. She wears a Corinthian helmet in defense of the island. Her trident wields control over the seas of the English Channel, and her shield featuring the Union Jack is ready to hold back any invader.

Packaging

The Britannia Gold Bullion is packaged in a transparent Coin Capsule. Tavex can also offer decorative boxes for every coin available.

We understand the importance of ensuring that you receive your order in a safe and secure manner. That’s why each order goes through additional quality control, is carefully packaged in a protective box and discreetly labeled to guarantee the protection of your privacy. Additionally, we take extra steps for your peace of mind – every shipment is fully insured, so you don’t have to worry when ordering products online.

We are committed to providing you with the best possible service and experience, and we believe that one important aspect of the process is a safe and secure shipment process. If there are any issues with your shipment, such as damage or loss, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our dedicated customer support team is always available to help by phone 020 4541 4145 or tavex@tavexbullion.co.uk, and we will do everything in our power to sort out any problems and get your order to you in a timely and efficient manner.

After we dispatch your parcel, we will provide you with a tracking number so that you can track its progress and see exactly where it is at all times. This way, you can stay informed about the status of your order and know exactly when to expect it to arrive. Transparency is key to a great customer experience, and we are always here to help with any questions or concerns you may have.

Each order is discreetly packed and fully insured, so you can safely order products online – additionally, after dispatch, we will provide you with the package number, so you will be able to track its entire route.

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