1997 Britannia Anniversary (1 oz.) Gold Proof £100 Coin

Marks the 10th Anniversary of the Britannia series, honouring Britain’s historic symbol and its evolving journey

Iconic Britannia depiction by Philip Nathan, epitomising national pride and Britain’s historical strength

Sculptor Raphael Maklouf’s third regal representation of Queen Elizabeth II, exemplifying Her grace and leadership

‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’ encircles the effigy, affirming Her Majesty’s revered titles


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


In 1997, the Britannia 10th Anniversary £100 Gold Proof Coin was launched, marking a significant moment in numismatic history. This exceptional coin, minted in pure, solid 22-Carat Gold, weighs one ounce, showcasing the pinnacle of craftsmanship and quality.

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.

On the obverse, there is an impressive and detailed effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, crafted by the renowned sculptor Raphael Maklouf, lending an air of elegance and prestige to this collectable piece.

Every aspect of this coin demonstrates the artistry and precision of modern coinage. The use of selected dies and meticulously polished blanks ensures that every detail of Britannia and the Queen’s image is rendered with striking clarity and luminosity.

With a limited edition run globally, the Britannia Anniversary £100 Gold Proof Coin is a coveted and rare item. Its composition fineness of 916.7 Gold highlights its purity and substantial value. This coin is not only a tribute to Britannia and the enduring spirit of the United Kingdom but also a testament to the excellence and tradition of British numismatics.

Weight (grams)34.05g
Maximum Mintage164
Fineness / Carat0.9167/ 22
MonarchElizabeth II (1952-2022)
Obverse DesignerRaphael Maklouf
Reverse DesignerPhilip Nathan
Denomination(1 oz.) £100
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
GradePF 69
SecurityNGC Certified


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