1 oz 2015 Britannia Lunar Year of the Sheep Privy Silver Coin
Buy with Confidence
Buy this hard to find Britannia Year of the Sheep Privy silver coin from our online store. In stock and shipping immediately, qualify for free shipping!
This unusual Year of the Sheep privy silver coin coin features a smooth edge with an engraved sheep privy mark instead of the usual reeding. These superb releases are perfect for people born in "sheep" years - 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 and those yet to be born in 2015 - who are regarded as tender, polite, clever and kind-hearted.
The Britannia is one of the oldest coin designs in the world. Dating back to Roman times, the first century A.D., and then reappearing on the farthing in 1672 and every British monarch's coinage ever since, it is easily one of the most recognizable designs of all time. Britannia was originally a Roman personification of the country of Britain (a regular custom for the Romans), but since about the second century A.D. has been referred to as a goddess, most often of the sea. Although the reverse design of this more recent bullion coin changes every year and is sometimes standing, sometimes sitting, one thing remains the same, this "Lady of the Sea" stands as a reminder of the history of her heritage.
The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the script "'Elizabeth 'II' D'G Reg' Fid' Def' 2 'Pounds". Both sides of this coin also feature a patterned border with "dentils" (the name for an architectural feature that is often used at the termination of beams in the ancient and Renaissance buildings).
The reverse bears the design of Phillip Nathan and features a standing Britannia, with her hair blowing in the wind and her gaze fixed to the sea. She is wearing a helmet with a highly pronounced plume that evokes the design used by the Romans. She carries a trident in her right hand and in her left an olive branch and a shield bearing the Union Jack. The entire design is encircled by the dentil design and the words "Britannia 2015 1 oz 999 Fine Silver". The coin also bears the artist's last name, Nathan, rather than the typical initials.
The Britannia and its heritage are a testament to the continuity of the Royal Mint. Get yours today and own a piece of this remarkable lineage.
|Ian Rank-Broadley (obverse), Phillip Nathan (reverse)|
|Ian Rank-Broadley Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "'Elizabeth 'II' D'G Reg' Fid' Def' 2 'Pounds"|
|A Standing Britannia with shield, trident and olive branch and the words "Britannia 2015 1 oz 999 Fine Silver" and the artist's last name (Nathan) and a sheep privy symbol engraved into the edge|
We make sure your metals are handled with the utmost care until the moment they reach your hands.
Your order will be packed within 5 business days of cleared payment. Orders with pre-sale items will ship once all items are in-stock.
Free shipping over $299
Orders over $299 ship for free! Orders under $299 ship for only $19.95.
Our trusted carriers
We ship via express courier or Canada Post - all fully insured, tracked and signed. To ensure your complete confidence, every package we ship is fully insured and tracked, with a signature required upon delivery.
Every package we ship is fully insured. This means that you would receive a full refund or exchange in the extremely unlikely event that your package is lost or damaged during transit. Please remember to notify us of damage, tampering, or delivery issues within 24 hours of the signature or delivery date. Failure to notify us within this timeframe may impact our ability to cover your claim.
Up-to-the-minute transparent pricing with no hidden fees
Sell your metals back to us with ease
Tens of millions of dollars of in-stock inventory to fill an order of any size
We bring our heart to every moment of your buying experience
260,000 5-star reviews:
Earned from verified orders placed on our website
Safe & secure payments:
Explore our many easy ways to pay!
Fast secure shipping:
Every shipment is secure, discreet, and fully insured