2003 Britannia Bust (1 oz.) Gold Proof £100 Coin

Honours the essence of British identity and strength through the depiction of Britannia

Features the iconic Britannia bust by Philip Nathan, embodying the nation’s naval prowess and historical maritime legacy

Showcases a dignified effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, reflecting Her grace and leadership

Bears the inscription ‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’ encircling the Queen’s effigy, underscoring Her regal titles




In 2003, a spectacular numismatic masterpiece was released: the Britannia Bust (1 oz.) Gold Proof £100 Coin. This exceptional coin is a symbol of Britain’s rich heritage and its longstanding tradition in producing world-renowned coins. Crafted with the utmost precision, it is made from the finest 22-Carat Gold, weighing a substantial one ounce, a testament to its value and craftsmanship.

The reverse of the coin presents a breathtaking portrayal of Britannia, the iconic figure long associated with British national identity. In this rendition, Britannia is depicted with an air of poise and confidence, Her gaze resolute and forward-looking. The image captures Her as a guardian, standing firm against the challenges of time, much like the nation She represents.

The obverse presents a striking and intricate effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, designed by the celebrated sculptor Ian Rank Broadley. This depiction adds a layer of elegance and honour, highlighting the coin’s regal connection.

The manufacturing process of this coin is a marvel of numismatic expertise. Using the most refined dies and meticulously polished blanks, the minting process ensures each detail of Britannia and Her Majesty’s portrait is reproduced with exceptional clarity and radiance. This level of detail is a hallmark of British coinage, known for its quality and beauty.

This Britannia Bust Gold Proof Coin is not only a collector’s dream but also a limited edition treasure. With only a limited number minted, it stands as a rare and valuable piece, sought after by collectors and enthusiasts around the world. Its composition of solid, fine 916.7 Gold is a testament to its purity and intrinsic worth, making it not just a piece of currency, but a work of art.

As part of a series that celebrates Britain’s rich cultural and historical heritage, this coin is more than just a monetary item; it’s a piece of history. It represents the strength and spirit of Britain, embodying qualities of resilience and dignity that are synonymous with the nation. Owning this coin is not just an investment in gold, but an investment in a piece of Britain’s legacy.

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