1/2 Oz Britannia gold coin (various years)
The half Troy ounce Britannia was introduced by the Royal Mint in 1987 and has since played a major role in the investment market. The design of the 1/2 troy ounce Britannia attracts both collectors and investors. The coin shows an image of the 'Britannia', the Roman female deity and the personification of the country of Great Britain. The 1st image of 'Britannia' appeared on British coins in 1672!
1/2 Troy ounce Britannia
Besides the half Troy ounce gold Britannia, with a nominal value of £ 50, there are also 1 Troy ounce gold Britannia coins available with a nominal value of £ 100. Smaller coins in the same series are the quarter Troy ounce gold Britannia, with a nominal value of £ 25 and the 1/10 Troy ounce gold Britannia with a face value of 10 pounds sterling.
The half troy ounce Britannia has a purity of 22 carats which is 91.7%. This is because the gold is alloyed with silver, a characteristic that gives the gold Britannia coins an attractive yellow color.
As the coin’s face is adorned with a different design on every odd year, the actual coin may differ from the one pictured here.
* The image shown is an example, the product may differ.
** The weight shown relates solely to the weight of the precious metal. The total weight of the product may differ.
*** Prices shown are inclusive of VAT (if applicable).
|Manufacturer||The Royal Mint|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Fineness||916 or 999.9|
|Weight of precious metal||15.55 gram | 1/2 Oz|
|Face value||GBP 50|
|Delivery time||Not available|