Bullion Coin Catalog > Silver > UK Britannia > 1998
1998 UK Britannia 1-oz Silver Proof Coin
Other Versions: [Brilliant Uncirculated]
|Silver Content||1 oz.|
|Year of Issue||1998|
The reverse of the coin is designed by Philip Nathan and depicts Britannia standing resplendent on a windswept shore, hair and robes flowing in the wind, holding Neptune's Trident in one hand, a Union Jack shield and a sprig of olive in the other. The design is reminiscent of the standing Britannia design used on the florins of Edward VII (1841 - 1910). The obverse side of the coin honors the British Monarch, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The 1998 UK Britannia 1oz Silver Proof Coin was struck by the British Royal Mint in the year 1998 and belongs to the Britannia series of silver proof coins. Each .958 fine silver coin contains 1 troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of silver and is legal tender with a face value of £2.
While the one ounce coins are generally the most popular amongst bullion investors, the British 1998 Britannia Silver Proof coin also comes in fractional ounce sizes of half, quarter and one-tenth oz.
|Other Denominations for the 1998 UK Britannia Silver Proof Coin|
|Silver Content||1/2 oz||1/4 oz||1/10 oz|
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