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Since she first appeared on coins in the Far East in the nineteenth century, Britannia has become a trusted symbol to investors in the Far East – instantly recognisable as the face of the British Trade Dollar.

For 2018 The Royal Mint is issued a special Britannia coin, celebrating our historic relationship with Asia. Struck in fine gold, Britannia is flanked by an ornate oriental border inspired by the Chinese-themed rooms at Buckingham Palace and the Royal Pavilion in Brighton.

Key Points:
Features an ornate border in a traditional oriental style
New for 2018, the portrait of Her Majesty The Queen has been enhanced by a new guilloche design
Struck in one ounce of 999.9 fine gold
Minted to bullion standard
The reverse features the internationally recognised Britannia design by Philip Nathan
VAT free for non VAT registered private individuals
Exempt from capital gains tax for UK residents
VAT Free (UK/EC) and Capital Gains Tax exempt (UK)
UK Government assurance of weight and purity


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Britannia 2018 Oriental Border 1 oz Gold Coin

Specification Value
Denomination £100
Alloy 999.9 Fine Gold
Diameter 32.69mm
Reverse Designer Philip Nathan
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Specification Value
Quality Bullion
Year 2018
Pure Metal Type Gold
Pure Metal Content 1 Troy Oz
Fineness 999.9
Packaging Single Coin Capsule
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