1987 1 oz Great Britain Britannia .9167 Gold Coin - First year of release

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Known the world over for their stunning designs and high gold purities, British gold coins are some of the most sought after investment worthy bullion coins in the industry. Produced at one of the oldest and most historically significant government mints in the world, the British Royal Mint, each of their coin designs are revered by investors and collectors alike.

Empire, war, heroes, and new technologies — the mint has witnessed the incredible history of the British Isles. In addition, the mint has grown and evolved due to various technical advances that have allowed it to take its place as one of the leading mints of the world. Both investors and collectors are proud to collect British Gold Coins, as well as other precious metal products designed by this illustrious mint.

By far, the British Royal Mint’s most popular coin is the 1 oz Gold Britannia. Featuring one of the countries oldest national symbols, lady Britannia, the design has become widely recognized far beyond the UK border. The design features elegant Britannia standing with her trident and shield, representing the prosperity and freedom of the British people. Britannia has been featured on coins as far back as 119 A.D. by the Romans and has been beautifully redesigned for this magnificent coin.

The British Royal Mint is revered for its best practices and state-of-the-art equipment that allows them to create some of the world’s most collected coins. However, quality doesn’t necessarily mean that you will pay a higher premium; Royal British Mint gold coins are available for very reasonable premiums over the current gold price.

When ordering in larger quantities, their coins are available in mint-sealed tubes and monster boxes, as well. Each coin has been minted with inscriptions for its weight and gold purity which are both fully backed by the Royal Mint. You may also like to check out our featured British Silver Coins which are available for investors and collectors of precious silver bullion.

*There is a scratch on the right hand side of the observe 

More Information
Year 1987
Metal Content Gold
Denomination GBP 100
Purity 0.9167
Condition Circulated
Country United Kingdom
Manufacturer Royal Mint
Diameter (mm) 32.69
Series Britannia