1995 Britannia (1/2 oz.) Gold Proof £50 Coin

Marking the essence of British sovereignty, this coin reflects the nation’s rich history and unyielding spirit

Features the iconic Britannia, designed by Philip Nathan, embodying Britain’s maritime dominance and historical resilience

Showcases a detailed effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Raphael Maklouf, exemplifying regal elegance and continuity

Encircling the Queen’s portrait, the inscription ‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’ solidifies Her Royal status


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


In 1995, a remarkable coin was introduced to the world of numismatics – the Britannia £50 Gold Proof Coin, a testament to Britain’s rich heritage and masterful craftsmanship. This coin, minted from half an ounce of the finest 22-Carat Gold, is a symbol of Britain’s unwavering commitment to excellence in both art and currency.

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 creation of the Britannia £50 Gold Proof Coin involves meticulous attention to detail and the highest standards of minting. Each coin is struck using hand-selected dies and flawlessly polished planchets, ensuring that every aspect of Britannia and the Queen’s effigy is rendered with striking clarity and lustre.

With a limited issuance, this coin is not just a piece of legal tender but a coveted collector’s item and a significant part of British numismatic history. Its composition of solid, fine 916.7 Gold highlights its purity and enduring value. The Britannia £50 Gold Proof Coin is more than just currency; it is a celebration of Britain’s enduring spirit, its rich history, and its commitment to artistic and monetary excellence.

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