2002 Britannia (1/10 oz.) Gold Proof £10 Coin

Honours the iconic figure of Britannia, a symbol of Britain’s steadfast spirit and maritime dominance, in the year 2002

A resplendent portrayal of Britannia with shield and trident, emblematic of the nation’s naval heritage and indomitable strength

The regal effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, capturing the solemnity of Her Majesty’s visage and the enduring legacy of Her reign

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




In the spirit of celebrating Britain’s rich cultural heritage, 2002 saw the release of the splendid Britannia £10 Gold Proof Coin, a key piece in the revered Britannia series. This coin, minted in solid 22-Carat Gold, showcases a one-tenth ounce of the purest, high-quality Gold, representing the pinnacle of numismatic craftsmanship.

The reverse of this exceptional coin features the iconic image of Britannia, the enduring symbol of Britain’s strength and integrity. Britannia is depicted in a resplendent pose, her gaze steadfast and commanding, holding her shield and trident. This powerful imagery not only captures the spirit of Britain but also commemorates the nation’s maritime prowess and historical significance. The design is a celebration of British heritage, embodying the nation’s resilience and noble values.

On the obverse, collectors will find a meticulously detailed portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, crafted by the renowned artist Ian Rank Broadley. This depiction adds a layer of regal elegance to the coin, connecting Britain’s present to its historical roots and traditions.

Struck with exceptional attention to detail, this coin is a product of advanced minting techniques. The use of carefully selected dies and highly polished planchets ensures that every nuance of Britannia’s image and the effigy of the Queen is presented with striking clarity and brilliance.

With a limited production run, the Britannia £10 Gold Proof Coin is a sought-after collector’s item, offering both rarity and desirability. Its composition of solid, fine 916.7 Gold highlights its value and purity, making it an exceptional addition to any collection.

This coin is more than just a piece of currency; it is a celebration of British heritage, symbolising the unbreakable spirit of Britannia and the enduring values of the nation. It stands as a testament to the craftsmanship and artistic excellence of British numismatics, a valuable and meaningful piece for collectors and British patriots alike.

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