1994 Britannia (1/2 oz.) Gold Proof £50 Coin

Honours the essence of British fortitude and legacy through the iconic figure of Britannia, reflecting the nation’s history and spirit

The revered Britannia design by Philip Nathan, epitomising British strength and stoic resilience, showcased in stunning detail

The refined effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Raphael Maklouf, showcasing Her elegance and the stability of Her reign

Features the noble inscription ‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’, encircling the Queen’s effigy, underscoring Her Royal titles


PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO exemplifying near-perfect quality and exceptional craftsmanship


In the spirit of celebrating exceptional British craftsmanship, the year 1994 saw the unveiling of the remarkable Britannia £50 Gold Proof Coin. Exemplifying the zenith of numismatic artistry, this coin is masterfully crafted from solid 22-carat gold, featuring a half-ounce of the finest, purest gold.

The reverse side of this exquisite coin proudly displays the iconic figure of Britannia, a timeless personification of Britain’s strength and integrity. Captured in stunning detail, Britannia stands resolute, her gaze fixed on the horizon, a representation of the nation’s forward-looking spirit and undying resilience. The shield at her side and the trident in her hand are not just tools of defence but symbols of Britain’s maritime prowess and historical significance.

On the obverse, the coin features a sophisticated and regal portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, exquisitely crafted by the renowned sculptor Raphael Maklouf. This portrait, a symbol of continuity and stability, adds an element of timeless elegance to this collectable piece.

The production of this coin is a testament to the unparalleled skill in coin-making. Employing meticulously chosen dies and flawlessly polished blanks, the minting process ensures every aspect of Britannia’s image and the Queen’s likeness is rendered with supreme clarity and luminosity.

With a limited release globally, the Britannia £50 Gold Proof Coin stands as a rare and distinguished piece. Its composition of solid, immaculate 916.7 gold highlights its purity and substantial worth. This coin is not merely a collector’s item but a tribute to the indomitable British spirit, represented through the iconic figure of Britannia.

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