2001 Britannia & The Lion (1/4 oz.) Gold Proof £25 Coin

Marks the unity of Britannia and the lion, symbolising Britain’s unyielding strength and noble spirit

A dynamic portrayal of Britannia with the Lion, a masterpiece by Philip Nathan, epitomising British valour and deep-rooted heritage

Ian Rank-Broadley’s elegant depiction of Queen Elizabeth II, reflecting Her grace and leadership in the New Millennium

‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’, encircling the Queen’s effigy, a testament to Her enduring sovereignty

EXTREMELY SCARCE

PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO

£ POA

In 2001, the world witnessed the grand release of the Britannia & The Lion £25 Gold Proof Coin, marking a remarkable moment in numismatic history. This exquisite coin, part of a revered collection, is meticulously crafted from 22-Carat Gold, weighing a substantial one-quarter ounce of the finest, pure Gold. The reverse side of this illustrious coin features a masterful depiction of Britannia alongside the majestic lion, symbols of British strength and courage.

The reverse of this prestigious coin is embellished with a striking representation of Britannia, the emblematic figure of British identity and pride, alongside the noble Lion, a symbol of strength and courage. This design embodies the unity and resilience of the nation, capturing the spirit of a new era. Britannia has been a symbol of Britain’s strength and identity since Roman times, depicted with a trident, shield, and Corinthian helmet, signifying Britain’s naval prowess and a link to its historical roots.

The obverse presents a sophisticated and stately portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a work of art by the renowned sculptor Ian Rank Broadley, lending an air of elegance to this collector’s piece. Each coin is struck with meticulous attention to detail, embodying the pinnacle of numismatic craftsmanship. The use of hand-selected dies and flawlessly polished blanks ensures that every aspect of Britannia, the Lion, and the Queen’s image is rendered with exceptional clarity and brilliance.

Each coin is struck with meticulous attention to detail, embodying the pinnacle of numismatic craftsmanship. The use of hand-selected dies and flawlessly polished blanks ensures that every aspect of Britannia, the Lion, and the Queen’s image is rendered with exceptional clarity and brilliance.

With a limited production globally, the Britannia & The Lion £25 Gold Proof Coin is a rare and esteemed addition to any collection. Its composition of solid, impeccable 916.7 Gold highlights its purity and substantial value. This coin is not just a remarkable collector’s item but also a symbol of Britain’s enduring legacy and the enduring values represented by Britannia and the Lion.

 

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