2005 Britannia (1 oz.) Gold Proof £100 Coin

Celebrating Britain’s rich heritage, maritime history, and the iconic figure of Britannia, which has symbolised Britain’s strength and integrity since Roman times

Features a resplendent Britannia, the work of Philip Nathan, symbolising the United Kingdom’s naval dominance and illustrious maritime history

Displays Ian Rank-Broadley’s exquisite depiction of Queen Elizabeth II, reflecting Her grace and regality in the early 21st century

Bears the inscription ‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’, encapsulating Her Royal Titles and Majesty


PF 69 exemplifying near-perfect quality and exceptional craftsmanship


In the spirit of the grandeur and excellence symbolised by the Britannia, 2005 saw the release of the distinguished Britannia £100 Gold Proof Coin. A masterpiece in the realm of numismatics, this coin is meticulously crafted from one ounce of pure, 22-Carat Gold, exuding an air of prestige and luxury.

The reverse of this splendid coin features a stunning portrayal of Britannia, the embodiment of the nation’s strength and integrity. This iconic figure, armed with a trident and shield, symbolises Britain’s maritime prowess and steadfast resolve. The design captures the essence of British heritage, reflecting the nation’s enduring spirit and unyielding determination. Britannia sits proudly, a beacon of resilience and fortitude, mirroring the nation’s character.

On the obverse, the coin proudly bears an elegant and precise depiction of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a work of art by the renowned sculptor Ian Rank Broadley. This portrait adds a touch of majesty and dignity to the coin, further enhancing its appeal to collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Struck with meticulous attention to detail, this coin is a testament to the art of coin-making. The use of finely polished dies and blanks ensures that every aspect of Britannia’s figure and the Queen’s portrait is rendered with exceptional clarity and brilliance, making it a treasured piece for any collection.

The Britannia £100 Gold Proof Coin, with its limited mintage, stands as a rare and coveted item. Its composition of solid, fine 916.7 Gold underlines its purity and substantial value. As a part of the celebrated Britannia series, this coin is more than just a collector’s item; it’s a symbol of Britain’s enduring legacy and unshakable spirit.

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