Originally minted in 1987, the legendary gold Britannia coin remains a popular choice with investors and collectors around the globe – but particularly in the UK which offers the benefits of free tax on Capital Gains earned from sales of Britannia bullion coins.
Minted to the highest standards and featuring a purity of 999.9% fine gold, the Britannia is a symbol of British power, strength and integrity, and features the original design created by Philip Nathan. Gold continues to be prove itself as an excellent asset and the one-ounce gold Britannia coin provides consumers with an excellent opportunity to diversify your investment portfolio with a long-term security.
Britannia gold coins have an illustrious history that began with the Romans in the 1st Century, and were adopted by Britain as a symbol of their power and world dominance in the 18th Century. With such a depth of history, Britannia coins have great numismatic value and are recognised around the world as a leading investment coin. Made from 24-Karat gold they also represent an excellent investment. Although the face value is 100 pounds they are worth much more in the present economic climate. The weight of one troy ounce (31.11g) and purity are quality assured by the UK government.
The Royal Mint also manufacture their products using the latest minting techniques which ensure the coins cannot be fraudulently copied thus protect the security of your asset. Not only are Britannia gold coins excellent investment tools, but they boast pure aesthetic beauty as well. The intricate design is an iconic emblem of Britain and are a pleasure to hold and examine in your hand.
The reverse side of the 2015 gold Britannia coin features the original design of Britannia standing on the rocks and gallantly looking out to sea. The powerful image is surrounded by the date, weight and purity engraved around the top edge. The obverse side features the familiar profile of Queen Elizabeth II created by Ian Rank-Broadley together with the face value of 100 POUNDS inscribed across the bottom. The edges also feature the crenalleted border which are unique to Britannia coins.
Modern day Britannia bullion coins were first minted in 1987 and had gold purity of 91.7 per cent, or 22-karat gold. The other metal component originally used in the coins was copper, but the Royal Mint switched this to silver in 1990. With the growing influence of rival international mints, the Royal Mint upgraded the fineness of gold to 999.9 in 2013 and the Britannia now matches industry standards.
The Royal Mint are very conscientious about protecting investors in their products, but are more than well aware that with the advancements in technology, it is not beyond criminals to counterfeit bullion investment coins. To combat the deceit, the Mint stays one step ahead with technology and include advanced security measures on their products. Without the delicate details and precision engineering the refinery is capable of, it is practically impossible for forgers to counterfeit the 2015 Britannia gold coin without it being detected by experienced dealers like the experts at CoinInvest GmbH.
Buying the 2015 one ounce gold Britannia coin from the CoinInvest online store could not be easier. Simply tell us how many coins you would like to purchase by updating the relevant field to the right of the image at the top of this page then add to your basket by clicking on the area highlighted by the orange stripe. All you have to do then is update the country you would like your order sending to and follow the online payment deals. If you have any 2015 1oz Gold Britannia coins for sale, we would love to hear from you. Contact a member of our support team today and they will be happy to prepare an offer on your behalf and confirm a fixed-price offer by email.
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