2023 Great Britain 1 Oz Silver Britannia Coin .999
This limited release 2023 Britannia features the fifth and final effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. A Britannia coin featuring King Charles III’s first effigy will be released in the new year.
Four New Design Elements Added in 2021 As Additional Security Features
Made from .999 pure silver with a weight of 1 troy oz
Produced by the British Royal Mint
Brilliant Uncirculated Condition
Face value of 2 British Pounds
Legal tender coin backed by the British Government
Individual coins come in plastic flips.
Multiples of 25 come in mint-issued tubes while multiples of 500 come in Monster Boxes.
Obverse: Depicts the royal bust of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Inscriptions: “Elizabeth II”, “D.G. REG F.D” (Queen by the Grace of God), and “2 POUNDS”.
Reverse: Shows the recognizable image of Britannia holding a trident in her outstretched hand while bearing a shield. Inscriptions: “BRITANNIA”, “2022” along with the weight and purity.
The Great Britain Silver Britannia Coin
The internationally recognized figure of Britannia standing firm against a ferocious storm is displayed on the 1 oz Silver Britannia coins. Since Roman times, this image has represented Britain’s power and integrity on coinage. In 2021, the design of the coin was enhanced with surface animation, a latent image, tincture lines and micro text to provide further protection. Silver Britannias may be purchased in mint tubes of 25 or sealed 500-coin Monster Boxes alongside single coins.
The Great Britain Britannia Coin Series
First released as 1 oz Gold Britannia coins in 1987, The Royal Mint began producing the 1 oz Silver Britannia coin in 1997 as a Proof, and then as a bullion coin in 1998. The coins minted from 1998 to 2012 contain .958 fine Silver, and beginning in 2013, bullion issues became the first to contain .999 fine Silver. The 2023 release features the fifth and final effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Today, the coin series is released yearly in several sizes in Gold and Platinum Britannia coins, along with the Silver Britannia coins in both Brilliant Uncirculated and limited mintage Proofs.
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