“We want people to feel confident that the coin they have is genuine, but we also wanted to make it a beautiful object. I believe we’ve managed to achieve both those things with this coin”
These are the words of Gordon Summers, Chief Engraver at The Royal Mint, talking about the Britannia coin series 2023 version! And we assure you that Mr Summers and the Royal Mint have kept their promise.
Indeed, the 1/10 oz Britannia coin presented here by Coininvest is considered the “most secure coin in the world”. The Britannia coin redefines security in the bullion market, using the latest technology:
A surface animation: the background has surface animation reflecting the movement of the sea, which adds to the intricacy of the design and safety of the coin.
A latent image:an image switches between a trident and a padlock as the viewer changes their perspective, representing both Britannia and bullion security.
A micro-text: It is placed next to the coin’s banding and reads ‘DECUS ET TUTAMEN’, which translates as ‘An Ornament and a Safeguard’.
Tincture Image: Britannia’s shield bearing the Union flag, a powerful symbol of Britain as a whole, is highlighted with tincture lines;
The design of Britannia from Philip Nathan on the reverse is also remarkable. Britannia, the female warrior, the national personification of Britain, is holding a trident in her right arm and a shield bearing the Union Jack with her left hand.One of the oldest symbols of Britain, Britannia stands proud before the ocean and is surrounded by inscriptions bearing her name, year of mintage, weight and purity.
The Britannia design reflects on the changes of the nation, its resilience and values.
And of course, the obverse features the last portrait of the late Queen Elizabeth II, which makes the coin even more valuable. Designed by artist Jody Clark, at age 33, he is the youngest artist to have achieved the honour of portraying the Queen on the Royal Mint coins. In this now familiar design, Her Majesty is wearing her diadem crown and the royal jewels. The inscription above her head “Elizabeth 2, D.G, REG F.D are the initials for a Latin phrase which translates to “By the grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith followed by 10 POUNDS.
This timeless design of this beautiful 1/10 oz Britannia gold coin provides investors with the perfect balance between beauty and security. Now available for purchase from Coininvest, this British gold coin contains 1/10 troy oz of .9999 fine gold and will be a beautiful addition to your collection.
1 The weight displayed is the fine metal content of the item. It does not reflect the actual weight of the product which may be higher.
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