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2023 Britannia One Ounce Silver Bullion 25 Coin Tube Pack King Charles III

UKBSB231KC 2023 Britannia One Ounce Silver Bullion 25 Coin Tube Pack King Charles III
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Order now: 25 coin tubes of 1oz silver 2023 Charles III Britannias from The Royal Mint. Usually, these prestigious investment coins are issued with a single design each year but 2023 marks a break from tradition with two distinct Britannia bullion coins offered. The first featured Jody Clark’s portrait of the late Queen Elizabeth II and this new release shows the new definitive coin portrait of King Charles III. His Majesty’s effigy is the work of British sculptor Martin Jennings and is the same image that features on circulating King Charles coins. This new design is paired with Philip Nathan’s instantly recognisable ‘standing Britannia’, showing the female personification of the British Isles ready to defend our shores. Nathan’s design has been used on many coins in the Britannia range over the decades and is augmented on this edition with innovative security features. Look closely and you’ll notice a textured wave detail to the reverse background, a ring of microtext and a latent image to the bottom left, alternately showing a padlock and a trident. These Royal Mint twenty-five-coin packs contain 25 uncirculated 2023 1oz silver Britannias. Total silver weight: 777.50 grams. As UK legal tender these collectable bullion-finish coins are Capital Gains Tax free, making them a top buy for serious silver stackers.
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Obverse

Martin Jennings' portrait of King Charles III, facing left, facing right. Legend around reads: 'CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · 2 POUNDS ·'.

Reverse

Standing Britannia design by Philip Nathan: female figure wearing a helmet and flowing robes, holding a trident, shield and olive branch. Latent image to the bottom left and microtext around. Wave background. The legend reads: 'BRITANNIA · 2023 · 1oz · 999 · FINE · SILVER'.

Specification

Twenty-five UK bullion coins from The Royal Mint, each struck in 31.21 grams of 999 silver. Diameter: 38.61 millimetres. Face value: £2 / Two Pounds.

Packaging

Uncirculated 999 silver coins presented in a Royal Mint branded coin tube with lid.

What Are Royal Mint Britannias?

The personification of the United Kingdom, Britannia, first appeared on Roman coins, struck during the reign of Emperor Hadrian. Her image was revived for the coinage of Charles II. Since then, she's been a feature on the coins of every British monarch, a powerful symbol of national identity. You may recognise her from the tails side of old 50ps and new £2s.

Read more: Britannia On British Coins.

Taking the form of a warlike goddess, Britannia has ruled over her own range of Royal Mint bullion coins since 1987. Initially, Britannias were only available in gold, but silver editions, fractional coins and even platinum examples have also been added to the roster over the years. Usually, Britannias are issued only once a year with limited proof editions and special designs available for collectors as well as a wide range of bullion coins.

This year is unusual in that two separate 2023-dated Britannia ranges have been issued, marking the passing of Her Majesty the Queen and the accession of her son, King Charles.

New King Charles III Coin Portrait

These 2023 Britannias are the first to feature an image of King Charles III. Since they were first issued these coins have only shown Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse so this issue is truly special.

The new royal portrait was designed by British sculptor Martin Jennings. His bust of King Charles looks left, following a long-held tradition of UK coinage where monarchs face the opposite direction to their predecessor. This is the definitive portrait of Charles that we'll soon start seeing on our change but it looks great on these bullion coins against a textured background. 

Phillip Nathan's Standing Britannia

The reverse of these 2023 Royal Mint coins shows Philip Nathan's classic 'standing Britannia' design, created when the range was introduced. The sculptor has designed several alternate reverses for the Britannia series as working on other UK Royal Mint coins and a range of medals.

Nathan's iconic Britannia faces into a sea wind that blows back her flowing robes. She's wearing a helmet and holding a trident and shield, a nod to her symbolic role in defending Britain's shores. The sprig of olive leaves she grasps in her left hand balances action with peace. It's an instantly recognisable design that's become synonymous with these coins.

Innovative Britannia Security Features

There are four innovative features on the reverse of 2023 Charles III Britannias, designed to make them difficult to counterfeit.

  • Surface Animation: Wave textured background brings the image to life
  • Microtext Detail: Tiny lettering around the design reads ''DECUS ET TUTAMEN'
  • Tincture Lines: Spy these on Britannia's Union flag shield
  • Latent Image: Displays a padlock or a trident, depending on how the coin is viewed

These modern, cutting-edge additions are both protective and decorative, contrasting appealingly with the historic subject who lends her name to this range.

Are Britannias A Good Investment?

These 2023 Britannias are designed for investors and are highly tax efficient. They're Capital Gains Tax (CGT) exempt as UK legal tender, meaning you don't pay on profits accrued when it comes time to sell. Gold Britannias are also VAT exempt for UK and EU buyers.

Modern Britannia's are made from the finest precious metals with the current specifications requiring 24-carat (99.99%) gold and 999 (99.9%) silver. Britannias struck before 2013 were made from a slightly different alloy but still contained the same amount of pure gold and silver.

Britannias have been on the market for decades and they've developed a global reputation as a trusted bullion coin, backed up by the prestige of their manufacturer: the UK's Royal Mint who have been striking coins for more than a millennia. Coin and precious metal buyers will recognise Britannias, making your sale simple when it's time to divest.

The 2023 Charles III Britannia Range

We've got limited stock of a range of 2023 King Charles Britannias, including:

Reviews

We are always proud to show off our previous customers experiences with you and what they thought of our purchasing through with Britannia Coins.

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5th January 2024
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1st September 2023
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