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Britannia Gold Coins

Britannia Gold Coin 2012 is a bullion gold coin which was first issued 25 years ago by the Royal Mint in 1987. It is not made up of pure gold. It contains one troy ounce of gold with a face value of £100. Since 1990, gold is alloyed with copper, giving it a more alluring yellow colour. It has the purity of 22K. Like other bullion gold coins, it is also issued in various denominations of ½ oz, 1/4 oz and 1/10 oz.

Gold Britannia Coin 2012

Gold Britannia Coin 2012

Britannia Gold Coins have gone through two phases. There was a “Third Portrait” of Queen Elizabeth II on the coins issued till 1998. Since then, a “Fourth Portrait” of Queen Elizabeth II has been issued, which can be seen on 2013 Britannia Gold Coin. The Britannia on the coin stands on the shore holding the trident in one hand and an olive sprig and shield in the other.

Britannia Gold Coin is the most beautiful coin whether you see the proof version or the bullion version. Both the versions are issued every year from 1987. The proof coins are available to collectors or investors as a part of complete sets. With Britannia Gold Coins, the investors have the option to buy 1 ounce of 22K gold at a low premium. The investment in gold coins also became VAT free from January 2000 in the United Kingdom.

2013 Britannia Gold Coin

2013 Britannia Gold Coin

Britannia Gold coins, whether Britannia Gold Coin 2012 or 2013 Britannia Gold Coin, come in attractive designs for both collectors and investors worldwide. A small range of Britannia Gold coins is used in the jewellery industry.

Britannia Gold Coins 2012 is a collectors’ choice. This coin marks the 25th anniversary of the first Britannia Gold coin.

The Royal Mint 2013 Britannia Gold Coin is also a collectors’ item. For the past 25 years, it has been an attractive collectors’ piece.

The 2013 Britannia Gold Coin is also designed from 0,9999 fine gold. The historic Britannia gold coins were made of 0.9167 fine gold for centuries.

Though the prices trading these coins vary, their recognition only increases because it forms a great addition to any collection.