Britannia coin


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Britannia coin

n
(Currencies) any of four British gold coins introduced in 1987 for investment purposes; their denominations are £100, £50, £25, and £10
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The success of the Krugerrand led to many other gold-producing nations minting their own bullion coins, such as the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf in 1979, the Australian Nugget in 1981, the American Gold Eagle in 1986 and the British Britannia Coin.
Due to demand from customers, Mr Halliday Stein has been working with The Royal Mint, which supplies brand new Sovereign and Britannia coins.
To mark the milestone The Royal Mint has also created two very special sets that will feature all nine of the Britannia coins launched since 1987 available together for the first time.