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2021 British Oriental Border Britannia 1 oz Gold Coin BU

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The British Britannia Series is an annual Brilliant Uncirculated collection from the Royal Mint of England. The primary offerings in the series include 1 oz and fractional-ounce silver and gold bullion coins, as well as a 1 oz and 1/10 oz platinum coin. The British Oriental Border Britannia is a more limited option, available only in 1 oz weight with limited mintage figures. Today, you have the opportunity to buy 2021 British Oriental Border Britannia 1 oz Gold Coins only at Provident Metals.

Highlights:

  • Arrives with an individual protective plastic capsule from the mint!
  • 4th year of availability for the British Oriental Border Britannia 1 oz Gold coins!
  • Limited mintage of just 5,000 gold coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
  • The face value of 100 Pound sterling (GBP) is backed by Britain.
  • Queen Elizabeth II is depicted on the obverse.
  • Britannia features on the reverse.

Britannia is the female personification of Britain and her roots can be traced back to the height of the Roman Empire. When the Roman Empire reached its greatest extent in the Western world, it encompassed all of Western Europe and stretched across the mainland to the British Isles. Once the Romans had conquered as much of Britain as feasible, the new province established under Roman control was known as Britannia.

The image of Britannia would soon feature on provincial currency issued in the isles. During the reign of Emperor Hadrian, coins were issued with an effigy of Britannia on one of the fields. After the fall of Rome, Britannia would not reappear on British coins regularly until 1672 when King Charles II restored her to national currency.

Obverse

Queen Elizabeth II is depicted on the obverse side of 2021 British Oriental Border Britannia 1 oz Gold Coins. Her Majesty is shown here in right-profile relief at the age of 89 wearing the George IV State Diadem Crown. The Queens effigy is set against a background field of guilloche visuals. The inscriptions found on this side include 100 Pounds, Elizabeth II, and D.G. Reg. F.D.

Reverse

Britannia is shown on the reverse face of the 2021 British Oriental Border Britannia Gold Coins. This vision of Britannia was created in 1987 by Philip Nathan for the Britannia Series. It shows Britannia with a Corinthian helmet on her head, trident in her right hand, and a shield with olive branch in her left hand. Inscriptions on this face of the coin read One Ounce 999.9 Fine Gold, Britannia down the vertical shaft of the trident, and 2021 Nathan at the bottom of the design field. The Oriental Border element is featured around the edge of the design field.

History

The Oriental Border theme shown here is inspired by the British Trade Dollar. The trade dollar was issued by Britain in the late-19th century for use in international transactions in the ports of China and Southeast Asia.

Ordering

Your 2021 British Oriental Border Britannia 1 oz Gold Coin is available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition with an individual protective plastic capsule.

Please feel free to contact Provident Metals if you have any questions. Our team is available to assist you at 800-313-3315, online using our live chat, and via our email address.

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When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $7.99 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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Product Details

Year 2021
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Mint
Thickness 1.8 mm
Diameter 32.69 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 100 GBP
Country United Kingdom
Designer (Obverse) Jody Clark
Designer (Reverse) Phillip Nathan
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series British Britannia
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 32 mm
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 3748620