1997 Britannia Anniversary (1/10 oz.) Gold Proof £10 Coin

Marks the Britannia series’ 10th anniversary, reflecting the nation’s pride and historical depth

Features a detailed Britannia depiction by Philip Nathan, encapsulating British spirit and enduring values

Distinguished Obverse Portrait: Raphael Maklouf featured his third portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, epitomising Her regal grace and stature

Inscription Elegance: Engraved with ‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’, honouring Her Majesty’s Royal lineage and sovereignty


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


In celebration of a landmark moment in numismatic history, 1997 introduced the Britannia Anniversary £10 Gold Proof Coin, a masterpiece commemorating the enduring legacy of Britannia on British coinage. Meticulously crafted from 22-Carat Gold, this coin features a one-tenth ounce of the finest quality, pure Gold, showcasing the pinnacle of minting excellence.

The reverse of the coin features an intricate depiction of Britannia, symbolising the strength and integrity of Britain. In this particular edition, Britannia is portrayed standing proud in her chariot, being drawn along the seashore by two horses, a design that captures the essence of British resilience and the unyielding spirit of the nation

The obverse features the noble and precise portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a work of art by the renowned sculptor Raphael Maklouf lending an air of majesty to this numismatic treasure.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this coin showcases the pinnacle of minting excellence. Employing meticulously selected dies and finely polished planchets, the striking process ensures that every nuance of Britannia and the Queen’s portrait is rendered with exceptional clarity and lustre.

With a limited production run, the Britannia Anniversary £10 Gold Proof Coin stands as a rare and esteemed collector’s piece. Its composition of solid, fine 916.7 Gold is a testament to its purity and lasting value. This coin commemorates not only the anniversary of the iconic Britannia figure but also celebrates the enduring virtues and fortitude represented by Her image.

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