Why purchase this flawless First Release 2018 5 oz. Silver Britannia Proof?
Britannia is the female personification of British liberty and democracy, struck on coinage of the monarchy since 1672 under the rule of Charles II. The proof releases The Royal Mint's Silver Britannia series have featured a yearly change in reverse imagery since 2013. This 65 mm diameter 2018 dated proof is struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver and is counted among a mintage of just 750 coins.
Britannia in a Spectacular Crested Helmet
Britannia is featured as envisioned by artist David Lawrence on the reverse, with the sun's rays and clouds in the background. Her elaborately detailed crested helmet is embellished with a garland containing the national flowers of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Inscribed "BRITANNIA," "5 OZ FINE SILVER 999" and "2018."
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is elegantly depicted on the obverse, as sculpted by Royal Mint designer Jody Clark. The legend "ELIZABETH II, D.G. REG. F.D., 10 POUNDS" surrounds the portrait.
Impeccable Proof 70 Ultra Cameo First Releases with Britannia Label
This 2018 Great Britain 5 oz. Silver Britannia Proof £10 Coin was submitted to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for grading, receiving their highest grade of Proof 70. The flawless proof is also designated Ultra Cameo (UC), referencing the dramatic contrast between the coin's frosted and mirrored surfaces. Additionally, because NGC received the coin within 30 days of release, it has qualified for the coveted First Releases designation. This has been noted on the label. The coin is sealed in an NGC holder affixed with a Britannia themed certification label.
This low mintage 2018 release of The Royal Mint's Silver Proof Britannia series belongs in your collection!
This 2018 Great Britain 5 oz Silver Britannia Proof £10 Coin NGC PF70 UC FR Britannia Label is proudly minted by the Royal Mint. The Royal Mint boasts over 1000 years of experience. Today it strikes coins and medals for over 50 countries each year.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|