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2023 British Britannia 1/2 oz Gold Coin NGC MS70 First 500 Struck, King Charles Obverse

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The British Britannia Gold Coin, first introduced in 1987, stands as Great Britain’s premier gold bullion coin. While this series has seen numerous changes, none compared to the significance of the 2023 British Britannia 1/2 oz Gold Coin. This edition marks a historic transition, featuring King Charles III on the obverse for the first time. Even more remarkable, these coins are among the first 500 struck with the new royal portrait. Secure your piece of numismatic history today from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives inside a protective plastic slab from the NGC!
  • 37th coin in the British Britannia Gold Series!
  • One of the first 500 struck with King Charles III!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Has a face value of 50 Pound sterling (GBP) backed by Britain.
  • Given a grade of Mint State 70 by the NGC.
  • The obverse side displays King Charles III.
  • The reverse field depicts Britannia.

This particular 2023 British Britannia 1/2 oz Gold Coin has achieved the pinnacle of numismatic quality, earning a Mint State 70 grade from NGC. Each coin is safely housed in a protective plastic slab, ensuring its impeccable condition is preserved. MS70 coins boast full, unblemished mint luster and are free from any imperfections.


The 2023 British Britannia 1/2 oz Coins obverse proudly displays King Charles III, marking a momentous shift in the coin’s history. This new portrait, crafted by Martin Jennings, depicts the King without a crown, encircled by the coin’s identifying inscriptions. Inscriptions read D.G.REX.F.D, 50 POUNDS, MJ, and CHARLES III.


On the reverse of the 2023 British Britannia Gold Coin, the enduring image of Britannia continues to captivate. Philip Nathan’s renowned design presents Britannia in a powerful, front-facing pose, her gaze directed to the left. She stands resolute, wielding a trident in one hand and the Union Jack shield in the other. Inscriptions include BRITANNIA, 2023, 1/2 OZ, and 999.9 FINE SILVER.


The British Britannia Gold Coins obverse has seen several iterations of Queen Elizabeth II over the decades. Raphael Maklouf’s design graced the coin in its early years, followed by Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait from the late 1990s to the mid-2010s. Jody Clark’s effigy adorned the coin in the final years of Her Majesty’s reign. Now, a new era begins with King Charles III’s debut.


Take action now reach out to our expert team at Provident Metals by calling 1-800-313-3315 and make this remarkable coin yours today. Our team can also be reached via email or through our online chat feature.

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Product Details

Year 2023
Condition MS70
Grading Service NGC
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Mint
Thickness 2.08 mm
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 50 GBP
Country Great Britain
Designer (Obverse) Martin Jennings
Designer (Reverse) Phillip Nathan
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series British Britannia
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging NGC Plastic Slab
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 4075701