The 1 oz British Platinum Britannia (Random Year) is a stunning tribute to one of the most iconic symbols of Great Britain – the Britannia. Introduced in 2018, this coin is part of a long-standing series that first made its debut in 1987, and since then, it has been cherished by collectors and investors worldwide.
The Britannia series was created to celebrate Britain’s rich cultural heritage and the country’s proud naval history. Each year, the coin features a stunning design that pays homage to Britannia, a powerful figure who personifies the strength and resilience of the British Isles.
The 1 oz British Platinum Britannia features the same beautiful rendition of this iconic figure seen on the other coins in this series. The obverse displays the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. Many coins will feature Queen Elizabeth II in right-profile relief, while newer versions will display the newest ruling monarch, King Charles III.
The reverse features a striking depiction of Britannia. In her left hand, she holds a trident, symbolizing her control over the sea, while her right hand clutches an olive branch and the Union Jack Shield, representing peace and her protection over Britain.
This coin is minted with one troy ounce of .9995 fine platinum, making it a valuable addition to any collection or investment portfolio. It has a diameter of 32.69 mm and a thickness of 3 mm. Its face value of 100 Pounds is fully backed by the British government.
All coins will arrive in uncirculated condition, ensuring that they retain their original luster and shine. While the exact condition of each coin may vary slightly due to the random year selection, rest assured that you will receive a stunning example of this beautiful coin.