The 2021 Britannia 1oz Silver Coin – Monster Box of 500 Coins – contains 500 silver coins in tubes, in an official box from The Royal Mint. This coin features the original portrait of Britannia.
This coin has a new design with a laser engraved wave pattern and latent image marker. There is also a new micro-text that makes it hard to copy the design. The words on the design side translate to “An Ornament and a Safeguard”. The Union flag shield has tinctures. You can also see the year-date, weight, and fineness on the back.
The design has a new background and it is Queen Elizabeth II. There monetary denomination of 2 Pounds on the design.
- Each coin weighs 1 Troy Ounce and is 999.0 Fine Silver.
- The total weight of the bundle is 500 Troy Ounces.
- Minted by The Royal Mint
- Capital Gains Tax Exempt.
- Dimensions: Diameter: 38.61mm Thickness: 3.00mm.
- Coins are BRAND NEW.
- Supplied in original Royal Mint tubes.
More information about Silver Britannia
- Britannia silver coins are British bullion coins from The Royal Mint. They are often a popular coin for private investors in the United Kingdom because they are exempt from capital gains taxes there.
- The Royal Mint has exclusive rights to produce genuine Britannia coins. For two thousand years, the image of Britannia has symbolized Britain’s strength, beauty, and courage.
- As of 2013, Silver Britannia coins have been produced in fineness of 999.0.
- The design of the Britannia coin was made by Philip Nathan and it was first made in 1987. The 2021 coins have four new security measures. The background of the design is animated and changes depending on what the viewer sees. There is also a hidden message at the bottom that says ‘DECUS ET TUTAMEN’. This means ‘An Ornament and a Safeguard’. The Union flag on Britannia’s shield has been highlighted with tincture lines, which means they have been painted with a special color that can only be seen when you look closely.
- The fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appears on coins from 2016.
- Silver is subject to VAT at the standard rate of 20%.
The 2021 Britannia 1oz Silver Coins Bundle set comes with 500 coins, divided into 20 tubes. Monster box dimensions: 265mm x 215mm x 110mm.