The majestic portrayal of Britannia has been around since its conception over 2 millenium ago during the rule of the Romans. The Britannia Coin program started by the Royal Mint in 1987 cemented this iconic character in the minds of the populace even further. These 1 oz British Gold Britannia Bars from the Royal Mint introduce an elegant depiction of Britannia on gold bars for the very first time!
In addition to being the very first gold bar from the Royal Mint to feature the image of Britannia, this product offers investors an entirely new investment vehicle to accumulate pure gold at amazing prices.
Each of these bars is struck using 1 troy ounce of 0.9999 pure gold. Moreover, an assay card verifies the weight and purity of the gold present in the bar. Since all these products ship in tamper-resistant packaging directly from the Royal Mint, you are assured authentic Britannia Gold Bars.
The obverses feature the classic depiction of Britannia's right profile. She's seen holding up a the familiar trident and shield -- ready to defend Britain from any threat. Her name Britannia survived way past the Roman rule over the British isles, where it originated, and actually laid the foundation for the country's name itself -- Britain.
On the other hand, the reverses feature the elegant seal of the Royal Mint of England. The weight and purity of the gold in the bar accompanies the name of the mint, followed by a unique serial number to cross-check authenticity with the assay card housed within the protective casing.
Add the very first release of the 1 oz British Gold Britannia Bars to your collections and precious metals portfolio. This is the first time that Britannia has graced any gold bar from the Royal Mint -- making it extremely collectible and investible.