Why purchase this GEM Proof 2018 1 oz. Silver Britannia coin featuring an Oriental border?
Design of this 2018 silver proof release of the Royal Mint's Britannia series is inspired by the decor of the Chinese themed rooms at Buckingham Palace and the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. This 38.61 mm diameter coin, depicting Britannia encircled by a dramatic Oriental style frame, is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver with a stunning proof finish and a mintage limited to only 2,500.
Iconic Standing Britannia Design by Philip Nathan
The reverse depicts Britannia surrounded by an elaborately detailed Oriental style geometric border. Britannia stands proudly in a crested Corinthian helmet upon a boulder inscribed "2018" and "NATHAN," with her right arm outstretched supporting a trident; an olive branch and patriotic shield held in her left hand. Inscribed "ONE OUNCE 999 SILVER" beside the trident, with "BRITANNIA" vertically along the staff.
The obverse features the fifth definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Royal Mint Coin Designer Jody Clark. Inscribed "ELIZABETH II, D.G. REG. F.D., 2 POUNDS."
Breathtaking GEM Proof Silver Coin
This exceptional 2018 Great Britain 1 oz. Silver Proof Britannia ?2 coin featuring an Oriental themed border is presented in GEM Proof condition. A coin described as GEM Proof is ungraded, possessing sharply struck frosted designs, polished mirrored backgrounds and fantastic eye appeal.
Make this magnificent, low mintage GEM Proof 2018 1 oz. Silver Britannia with a distinctive Oriental style border the next addition to your treasured collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
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