1999 Britannia (1 oz.) Gold Proof £100 Coin

Celebrates the iconic figure of Britannia, a symbol of Britain’s strength and integrity, set against the backdrop of the approaching new millennium

Exquisite portrayal of Britannia with Her trident and shield, showcasing Britain’s maritime dominance and enduring spirit of protection

The dignified effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, representing Her steadfast reign and the continuity of tradition into the 21st century

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

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As the end of the millennium approached, 1999 was graced with the release of the Britannia £100 Gold Proof Coin, a distinguished and rare collector’s piece. This exquisite coin, minted in one full ounce of 22-Carat Gold, is a testament to the highest standards of craftsmanship and purity.

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.

The obverse of the coin presents an elegant and precise portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, expertly crafted by the renowned sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley. This portrait is not just a depiction of the monarch, but a symbol of the continuity and stability of British monarchy and governance.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this coin showcases the pinnacle of minting excellence. Each coin is struck using hand-selected dies and specially polished blanks, ensuring that every aspect of Britannia’s majestic image and the Queen’s dignified profile is rendered with clarity and lustre.

With a limited mintage, the Britannia £100 Gold Proof Coin is a coveted item among collectors and enthusiasts. Its composition of solid, fine 916.7 Gold underscores its value and purity, making it not only a piece of numismatic art but also an investment in precious metal.

The Britannia £100 Gold Proof Coin, a part of an esteemed series, is a celebration of Britain’s rich history and maritime legacy. It stands as a symbol of the nation’s resilience and unshakable spirit, making it a prized possession for those who value both the history and the artistry of coinage.

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