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2021 Great Britain Silver Britannia 1 oz Silver £2 Coin GEM BU

2021 Great Britain Silver Britannia 1 oz Silver £2 Coin GEM BU
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Why order this 2021 £2 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Britannia?

The Silver Britannia is among the youngest of the world's annual silver bullion issues. Even so, since its debut in 1997 it has become a leading choice among collectors. Like its predecessors in the series, this coin captures the pride and majesty of the issuing nation, however this 2021 edition boasts four new security features to help prevent counterfeits.

  • This coin is £2 legal tender in Great Britain.
  • This coin was struck at the Royal Mint from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
  • This piece boasts security features which include a a picosecond inscribed wave-pattern, micro text border, and holographic security mark.
  • The coin will arrive in GEM Brilliant Uncirculated condition.

Powerful Britannia Design by Philip Nathan

Obverse: The coin's obverse features a right-side portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. The monarch wears her Royal Diamond Diadem and earrings. Her name and an abbreviation of her Latin title, "ELIZABETH II D G REG F D," are inscribed along the rim, combining with the face value of the coin, "2 POUNDS," to encircle the portrait.

Reverse: Philip Nathan's Britannia on the waves design features on the reverse, as it frequently has throughout the history of the series. Britannia stands tall on the waves, holding her trident in one hand and balancing a shield that bears the Union Jack with the other. This year, The Royal Mint added tincture lines to the shield, part of the new security features, which also serves to highlight its design. Inscriptions in a rim frame note the name of the coin, "BRITANNIA," its date, "2021," and its weight and purity, "1 OZ 999 FINE SILVER."

Additional security features on this face include a wave-patterned background that almost comes to life when you move it, and a security mark that appears inside a circle, that reveals a design when tilted. Finally, a laser-etched micro text inscription repeats inside the main border, reading "DECUS ET TUTAMEN," which is Latin for "an ornament and safeguard."

Add this £2 Great Britain 2021 1 oz Silver Britannia boasting new security features to your collection today!

Did You Know….

  • Britannia, the female personification of Britain, has appeared on British coinage since 1672, although her first appearance was on Roman coinage.
  • The Standing Britannia design, which was featured on this coin, won three coin of the year awards when it debuted on the Gold Britannia in 1987.
  • The Silver Britannia series transitioned to .999 fine silver in 2013. Before that, the series was issued in .958 fine silver.

This 2021 Great Britain Silver Britannia 1 oz Silver £2 Coin GEM BU 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:2021
Mint:Royal Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM BU
Finish:Mint State
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:38.61 mm
Thickness:3 mm
Country:Great Britain
Legal Tender:Great Britain
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:Britannia
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Jody Clark
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