The 1/10 oz denomination of the Gold Britannia was introduced by the Royal Mint when the series was launched in 1987, and became an instant success thanks to the excellent manufacturing and artistic design. The 2014 issue has been distinctively defined by its 24 karat purity and high liquidity. The brilliance and sharp precision of the relief makes this coin an important piece of numismatic history and promises a healthy return on investment.
The 2014 1/10 oz Gold Britannia is a unique combination of .9999 purity, impeccable manufacturing, highly artistic classic design, traditional value and historical significance. With a gold content of 24 karat gold, Britannia coins are an excellent option to complement your investment portfolio. For coin collectors, the numismatic and aesthetic value of the coin, together with its symbolism of traditional values makes the 2014 Britannia a valuable addition. Brittannia coins also make wonderful gifts that carry the prestige of the Royal Mint.
2014 1/10oz Gold Britannias weigh 3.11 g of 99.99 % fine gold and are 16.50 mm in diameter with a face value of £10 – although are worth much more based in current spot price for gold bullion. On the obverse side, 2014 1/10 oz gold Britannias feature the magnificent commemorative Diamond Jubilee effigy of Her Majesty the Queen. The portrait was designed by Ian Rank-Broadley ("IRB" inscribed directly below the HM's neck) to celebrate the Queen's sixty years on the throne, an achievement matched only by the reign of Queen Victoria. Inscribed inside the border we find the words and letters "ELIZABETH II, D, G, REG, FID, DEF", as well as the face value of the coin. D, G, REG, stand for "Dei gratia Regina", a Latin title meaning "By the Grace of God, Queen". FID, DEF, translates to "fidei defensor" ("Defender of the Faith"). The phrases or letters have been used regularly on coinage since the 16th century. Displayed is the nominal value of the coin. On the reverse side of the coin, we find the original 1987 "Standing Britannia" design by sculptor Philip Nathan, an image that is a symbol of national pride for the United Kingdom. His last name is inscribed as a signature below the picture. Inspired by the 2nd century Roman Britannia, Nathan's Britannia design portrays her as a standing figure in a flowing gown armed with a trident and shield. She is wearing a Corinthian helmet reminding of the way she was portrayed by Roman tradition. Britannia also holds an olive branch - the eternal symbol of peace or victory.
Introduced by the Royal Mint in 1987, the 1/10 oz Gold Britannia began to play a major role on the coin market thanks to the exquisite alternate reverse side motifs, and its suitability as a gift. As of 2013 the Royal Mint have upgraded the fineness of the coins, which is now 24 carat gold.This was a bold decision and a totally unexpected escape from tradition which was, nevertheless, greeted favourably by investors and collectors, as it seems to have given a new life to the 2014 1/10 oz. gold Britannia coin.
Its small size, detailed and highly artistic design on both sides, together with precise manufacturing and quality control, comprise the 2014 1/10oz Gold Britannia's arsenal against counterfeiting. The specifics of the coins are well known to every experienced dealer and the Royal Mint has made sure that they are almost impossible to copy; even if the weight and dimensions seem to fit, the detail, depth and smoothness of the relief of an original 2014 Britannia are unmistakable.
A leading distributor of gold bullion products, CoinInvest buy and sell 2014 Britannia 1/10oz gold coins at highly competitive rates. There is a limited quantity of coins available, so we strongly urge you to order at your earliest convenience. To purchase 2014 1/10 oz Gold Britannias, simply add the desired amount of pieces to your basket by clicking on the orange strip in the volume pricing section. If we have the coin in stock, we will promptly send your purchase at the earliest convenience, but you should allow at least 10 working days for delivery as some bank transfers do not reach us for up to seven days. If you have any 2014 Britannia 1/10oz Gold coins sale, do not hesitate to contact a member of our friendly staff who will be happy to discuss a price with you and prepare a fixed fee offer. We will send you confirmation of the offer by email.
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