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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' 25 '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 "1/4 oz Fine Gold Britannia 2013". The coin also bears the artist's last name, Nathan, rather than the typical initials.

Since 2013 Britannias are made from 9999 pure gold although previously they were 917 pure gold. The Britannia and its heritage are a testament to the continuity of the Royal Mint. They are great for both stackers and collectors alike. Get yours today and own a piece of this remarkable lineage.

Individually this coin comes with a coin capsule. In multiples of 25 these coins will be shipped in a plastic tube.

Specifiche
3379
GB
Royal Mint
Non Circolata/Usata
9999
GB
L'effige della Regina Elisabetta II realizzata da Ian Rank-Broadley, le parole "'Elizabeth 'II' D'G Reg' Fid' Def' 25 'Pounds"
En stående Britannia med skjold, trefork og olivengren og ordene "1/4 oz Fine Gold Britannia 2013" og artistens etternavn (Nathan)
1987
21.5
1.6
21.5 x 21.5 x 1.6
GBP 25
2013
0.2500

SKU

3379

Paese

GB

Produttore

Royal Mint

Condizione

Non Circolata/Usata

Purezza

9999

Origine

GB

Obverse

L'effige della Regina Elisabetta II realizzata da Ian Rank-Broadley, le parole "'Elizabeth 'II' D'G Reg' Fid' Def' 25 'Pounds"

Reverse

En stående Britannia med skjold, trefork og olivengren og ordene "1/4 oz Fine Gold Britannia 2013" og artistens etternavn (Nathan)

Prima immissione

1987

Diametro (mm)

21.5

Spessore medio (mm)

1.6

Dimensioni (mm)

21.5 x 21.5 x 1.6

Corso legale

GBP 25

Anno

2013

Peso metallo (oz t)

0.2500
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