2004 Britannia (1/10 oz.) Gold Proof £10 Coin

Honors Britannia’s historical significance in Britain, a tribute to the nation’s robust maritime history and enduring spirit

Features the iconic Britannia figure, an embodiment of Britain’s naval prowess and historical legacy, crafted by renowned artist Philip Nathan

Presents a meticulously detailed effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, crafted by Ian Rank-Broadley, epitomising Her grace and Royal stature

Encircles the effigy with the inscription ‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’, underscoring Her sovereign titles and the nation’s reverence




In 2004, the world of numismatics was graced with the introduction of the Britannia £10 Gold Proof Coin, an exquisite piece of artistry and craftsmanship. This remarkable coin, minted from the finest 1/10 ounce of 22-Carat Gold, stands as a testament to the rich heritage and timeless elegance of British coinage.

The coin’s reverse is a celebration of Britannia, an enduring symbol of Britain’s strength and integrity. The depiction of Britannia is not just a representation of national pride but also an embodiment of the spirit of an island nation, standing resilient and steadfast. The design captures Britannia in a powerful yet graceful pose, her gaze steady and commanding, a perfect representation of the unyielding spirit of the British people.

On the obverse, the coin features a sophisticated and precise portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, executed with exceptional detail. This portrait, a work of numismatic art, is the creation of an eminent sculptor, lending an air of distinction and regality to the coin. This portrayal of the Queen not only signifies her sovereignty but also pays homage to her enduring legacy.

The meticulous crafting of this coin is evident in every aspect. From the carefully chosen dies to the polished blanks, each step in the minting process is carried out with the utmost precision, ensuring that the images of Britannia and Her Majesty are rendered with striking clarity and brilliance. This dedication to quality is what makes this coin a true masterpiece in the realm of coin collecting.

With its limited mintage, the Britannia £10 Gold Proof Coin is a rarity, a coveted item for collectors around the world. Its composition of pure, solid 916.7 Gold highlights its intrinsic value and purity, making it not just a piece of currency but a work of art. This coin is more than just a collector’s item; it is a symbol of Britain’s rich history and the enduring strength of its people.

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