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Gold is the most treasured metal to invest your well-earned funds. There is a wide range of gold coins and bars available from private and sovereign facilities. British gold coins are the perfect combination of investment-worthy and a gold collector’s item. You can buy British gold coins online at Camino Coin Company. These are the most coveted gold coins with the highest gold purity standard. There has always been competition over the UK gold coins between the investors and the collectors.
The Royal Mint has been manufacturing gold coins since the year 886. Being one of the most profound producers of all gold products, it is the world’s leading export mint. It was initially known as the London Mint but later was known as the Royal Mint of England. This mint has withstood many scandals, wars, victories, and losses throughout its existence.
With a history of more than 1,100 years, The Royal Mint remains one of the foremost facilities in the world. UK gold coins were used in multiple countries such as North America, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Southeast Asia. These coins have an extra historical value, which is appreciated by all the collectors. It is one of the oldest operating facilities in the world and is also the world’s largest and most technically advanced minting facility.
Today the mint operates as a government-owned company with the most beautiful craftsmanship. Its products and services are very thoughtfully designed, and are ideal for gifts to celebrate special moments, investment opportunities, and coin collectors. They make more than 3.3 billion coins in a year. The mint has traded and made products in gold, silver as well as platinum for centuries. The most popular product produced by the mint is the British gold Britannia coin. Presently the mint even offers digital and physical precious metals investment avenues.
The gold bullion coin program that has been anchoring the Royal Mint is the Britannia gold coin. This official gold coin of the United Kingdom was introduced in 1987 with .917 of gold content. Since 2013, the coins are made with .9999 fine gold content and, these British gold Britannia coins are made of 24 karats pure gold. Its face value of 100 GBP- the abbreviation for British Pound Sterling is backed by the Britain government. They are delivered in individual plastic capsules.
The design has been alike over the years, except for a few changes in the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II over time. On the obverse of all Britannia gold coins is the picture of the new fifth-generation Queen Elizabeth II. In 2015, the Royal Mint launched a new effigy of the Queen from the leading artist of the mint, Jody Clark. He is the youngest engraver and the first artist to complete the portrait of the Queen. The image of Britannia on the reverse of the coin has remained unchanged for the last 30 years. Equipped with a trident and a shield, wearing a Corinthian helmet, it is the female representation of Britain. It symbolizes the national pride, strength, and unity of Britain.
The most stunning UK gold coin and quality gold bullion is the series of Queen’s Beast. This collection is influenced by hundred years of heritage and tradition. The top engraver of the Royal Mint, Jody Clark has skilfully interpreted and fabricated the designs of the 10 golden heraldic statues from the era of HM Queen Elizabeth II. These have been reimagined from the crowning of Her Majesty at Westminster Abbey in 1953. Queen’s Beast gold coin exciting series is also available in silver, which features 10 latest designs of every animal, which featured in the coronation ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II. This series consists of 1 oz, ¼ oz, and the Royal Mint’s first-ever 2 oz gold coin. The animals portrayed on the reverse of the coins include Lion, Dragon, Unicorn, Falcon, Bull, and many more.
On the obverse of each coin is the right profile of the Queen as created by Jody Clark. It is marked with a 100 Pound currency and has a .9999 pure gold content. Every Queen’s Beast gold coin features the beast with a coat of arms, which signifies lineage, loyalty, and power. The Royal Mint continues the program by depicting the 10 historical beasts of the monarchy. It even creates awareness among the general public. Here are the two new reverse coin designs:
The White Horse of Hanover came to the Royal Arms of England in 1714, after the rise of George of Hanover. He ruled over England from 1714 to 1721. The Horse of Hanover has a four-quartered shield with Three Lions of England and a Lion of Scotland in the first quadrant, the French fleur-de-lis in the following quadrant, the Harp of Ireland in the next quadrant, and the combined Arms of Hanover in the final quadrant.
It is the final Queen’s Beast design- the White Greyhound of Richmond. It stands in support of the shield of the House of Tudor. The badge of Tudor details a white rose on a large red rose, on a shield with a crown above the roses. King Henry VII, the founder of the House of Tudor, adopted this design. It also symbolized the union of the House of Lancaster and the House of York.
The British legends of Music Series are collectible and investment-grade gold and silver coins, launched in 2020. It aims to honor the legendary musical arts of Britain. The only option available under gold coins is a 1 oz gold coin with a .9999 of pure gold content. These brilliant uncirculated coins have a limited mintage of only 2,500 coins, which makes them more unique. Each coin has a face value of 100 British Pound Sterling (GBP) guaranteed by the government. This series has two designs- one is the 2020 British Music Legends Queen.
The obverse of the coin features the same Jody Clark’s effigy of fifth-generation Queen Elizabeth II. This design shows the right profile of Her Majesty wearing the George IV State Diadem Crown. The background includes text elements in the circular shape of the coin, with inscriptions of “100 Pounds,” “Elizabeth II,” and “D.G. Reg. F.D.” On the reverse of the 2020 British Music Legends Queen gold coin is a microphone in the center, Piano keys above, and guitars and drums below. This coin is a tribute to the very popular stadium rock band of the 1970s and 1980s- Queen. The design sums up all the instruments of the band members.
If you have any questions regarding the British gold Britannia coin or Queen’s Beast gold coin, don’t hesitate to contact us at 800.348.8001. These coins are some of the purest and most valuable gold coins in today’s market. They are even Gold IRA eligible. Buy British gold coins online at Camino Coin Company today!