1995 Britannia (1 oz.) Gold Proof £100 Coin

Honours Britannia, the enduring symbol of Britain’s strength and integrity, depicted in a stately pose that captures the nation’s spirit

Exquisite portrayal of Britannia with shield and trident, symbolising the United Kingdom’s naval dominance and rich maritime legacy

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

‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’ surrounds the Queen’s portrait, affirming Her sovereign titles and the nation’s allegiance


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


In 1995, the world of numismatics was graced with the release of the Britannia £100 Gold Proof Coin. This exquisite piece is a testament to the artistry and skill in coin crafting, a jewel in the crown of commemorative coinage. Crafted from one full ounce of 22-Carat Gold, this coin embodies the highest standards of purity and craftsmanship.

The reverse side of the coin proudly features the iconic image of Britannia, the personification of Britain, in a majestic pose that captures Her strength and enduring spirit. This design, rich in symbolism, portrays Britannia with her traditional attributes: the shield, emblematic of protection; the trident, signifying maritime sovereignty; and the olive branch, a symbol of peace. Such imagery eloquently conveys the values and heritage of the British Isles, resonating deeply with collectors and patriots alike.

Turning to the obverse, one is greeted by the stately effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, designed by the renowned artist Raphael Maklouf. This portrait is a tribute to the enduring monarchy and adds a dignified elegance to the coin, enhancing its collectable appeal.

The production of this coin is a marvel of precision and attention to detail. Employing specially chosen dies and highly polished blanks, the minting process ensures that every aspect of Britannia and the Queen’s image is rendered with exceptional clarity and luminosity.

With a limited mintage, the Britannia £100 Gold Proof Coin is a sought-after collector’s item, its rarity adding to its allure. The coin’s composition of solid, fine 916.7 Gold not only assures its value but also speaks to its lasting legacy. This coin is more than just a monetary item; it is a celebration of British heritage, a tribute to the enduring spirit of a nation, and a cherished piece of art for collectors and enthusiasts alike.

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