2003 Britannia Bust Gold Proof 4 Coin Set

Marks the enduring strength and progress of Britain in the early 21st century, reflecting the nation’s contemporary spirit.

Showcases a modern interpretation of Britannia by Philip Nathan, embodying Britain’s evolving identity and global influence.

Features Ian Rank-Broadley’s refined effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, symbolising stability and continuity in a changing era.

‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’ encircles the portrait, emphasising her enduring sovereignty.


PF 70


In 2003, a distinctive and elegant four-coin set was introduced, titled the “2003 Britannia Bust Gold Proof 4 Coin Set.” This exclusive collection is composed of various denominations of Britannia coins, each crafted with exceptional attention to detail and artistry. The set includes the Britannia Bust Gold Proof £10 Coin (1/10 oz.), £25 Coin (1/4 oz.), £50 Coin (1/2 oz.), and the £100 Coin (1 oz.), all of which are perfect examples of fine British numismatics.

  1. 2003 Britannia Bust (1/10 oz.) Gold Proof £10 Coin: The smallest coin in the set, this £10 piece, is exquisitely struck in 22-Carat Gold. It features a detailed and artistic bust of Britannia, capturing her strength and elegance in a compact form.
  2. 2003 Britannia Bust (1/4 oz.) Gold Proof £25 Coin: The £25 coin, a quarter-ounce in weight, presents a larger depiction of the Britannia bust. This coin celebrates the rich maritime heritage and indomitable spirit of Britain, symbolised through the iconic figure of Britannia.
  3. 2003 Britannia Bust (1/2 oz.) Gold Proof £50 Coin: With half an ounce of gold, the £50 coin offers an even more impressive portrayal of the Britannia bust. The enhanced size allows for greater detail, showcasing the craftsmanship and artistic skill involved in its creation.
  4. 2003 Britannia Bust (1 oz.) Gold Proof £100 Coin: The largest in the set, the £100 coin, is a full ounce of pure gold. It boasts a striking and detailed bust of Britannia, symbolising the nation’s strength and legacy. As the centrepiece of the set, it represents the pinnacle of numismatic artistry.

Each coin in the “2003 Britannia Bust Gold Proof 4 Coin Set” is graded PF 70, denoting its flawless condition and exceptional minting quality. This set is not just a collection of coins; it is a celebration of Britannia, an emblem that has long been associated with British identity and values. These coins are highly sought after by collectors for their impeccable craftsmanship, historical significance, and the unique portrayal of Britannia, representing a blend of tradition and numismatic excellence.

CollectionCoin sets, Britannia
Set4 Set
Fineness / Carat0.9167/ 22
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
Obverse Designer
Reverse Designer
CountryUnited Kingdom
MonarchElizabeth II (1952-2022)
SecurityNGC Certified


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