The Gold Britannia is one of the most beautiful coin designs available in the 21stcentury, but it has been known around the world for more than three centuries. The Britannia appeared regularly on British coinage starting in the 18thcentury and throughout British colonies in the Far East starting in the 19thcentury. Right now, 2019 1 oz British Gold Oriental Border Britannia Coins are available to purchase online from Gold Financial.
Arrives inside of a protective plastic capsule!
2ndissue of Gold Britannias with the oriental border design!
Limited mintage of only 5,000 coins!
Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
Bears a face value of 100 (GBP) backed by the government of Britain.
On the obverse is Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse includes Britannias image with an oriental border design.
Each of 2019 1 oz British Gold Oriental Border Britannia Coins available to purchase here today is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The Royal Mint of England offers these low-mintage gold coins with individual protective plastic capsules. This is the second year the Royal Mint has issued the Britannia coins in a low-mintage option with an oriental border design as a nod to its colonial history in the Far East.
The use of an oriental border design on these Gold Britannias is inspired by the British Trade Dollar issued by Royal Mint facilities in India and the Far East in the 19thcentury. Following the First and Second Opium Wars in China, in which the British were victorious, ports in China were forced open by the United Kingdom. To avoid the use of British colonial currency in these port cities, British Trade Dollars were issued that often featured Britannia and included an oriental border design.
On the reverse of 2019 1 oz British Gold Oriental Border Britannia Coins is the image of Britannia from Philip Nathan in 1987. Nathans design was the winning artwork in 1987 competition hosted by the Royal Mint to find a new Britannia image for the nations official bullion coinage. This Britannia design has featured on the gold coin since 1987 and a silver version since 1997.
The obverse of 2019 British Gold Oriental Border Britannia Coins includes the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Englands longest reigning monarch features here in the fifth-generation portrait created by Jody Clark in 2015. Since 2018, the Royal Mint has used a guilloche background design behind the Queens portrait on most major bullion programs as well.
UK Silver Britannia Oriental Border 2020
The third and final Oriental Border Silver Britannia is accompanied by a limited mintage of 50,000 coins, which is sure to make this a collector and investor favorite.
The rich design was inspired by the British Trade Dollar but features modern elements such as Philip Nathan's Britannia figure.
Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
Each coin comes in a protective plastic capsule.
Limited mintage of 50,000 coins.
Eligible forPrecious Metals IRAs.
Features an ornate border in a traditional oriental style.
Obverse: Displays the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the face value of 2 pounds on a guilloche design.
Reverse: Features the internationally recognized figure of Britannia standing firm against a powerful gale. Her image has symbolized Britain’s strength and integrity on coinage since Roman times. The inscription "ONE OUNCE 999 FINE SILVER" appears to the left of the trident, while the text "BRITANNIA" is featured to the right of the trident.
This 2020 Silver Britannia coin would be a great addition to any bullion collection. Add this 2020 1 oz Silver Britannia with Oriental Border coin to your cart today!
Since she first appeared on coins in the Far East in the nineteenth century, Britannia has become a trusted symbol to investors in the Far East, instantly recognizable as the face of the British Trade Dollar.
The Royal Mint has released a special Oriental Border Britannia series, celebrating the expansion of their bullion business to Asia. Struck in fine Silver, Britannia is flanked by an ornate oriental border inspired by the Chinese-themed rooms at Buckingham Palace and the Royal Pavilion in Brighton.