2023 Britannia Half Ounce Gold Coin
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2023 Gold 1/2oz Britannia Coin
This will be a special short production run of the 2023 Britannia, featuring the Late Queen Elizabeth II.
Production will end mid-November, to be replaced by the King Charles III version. Order quick to be one of the few investors to own a 2023 Britannia featuring the Queen, before production finishes.
The Britannia remains the most popular coin for collectors and investors alike since its introduction in 1987. This is a brand-new bullion coin issued by The Royal Mint.
The Britannia is produced in a variety of sizes ranging from the tiny tenth ounce, to the Sovereign-sixed quarter ounce, the half ounce and the large 1oz coin. The Mint also produces the 1oz coin in fine silver for the past two decades, which like the gold version, is a favourite amongst UK investors.
This Gold Half Ounce coin is struck in 999.9 fineness 24 carat gold. The coin was originally launched in 1987 as a 22-carat coin, with an alloy mix of copper and silver for optimum resilience. However, the purity was increased to 24-carat from 2013 to appeal to the growingly important Asian market.
This 1/2oz version of the full Britannia is identical in design to the 1oz version, containing the Philip Nathan design of Britannia on one side and the Jody Clark portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
It has a face value of £50 which qualifies it as legal tender and therefore any value gains are completely free from any Capital Gains Tax.
Orders are delivered free of charge within the UK only.
Delivery is in non-branded tamper proof packaging by Royal Mail Special Delivery and is fully insured. Delivery usually takes place before 1pm on the day following despatch, but some areas may run over this timeframe.
Maximum value per parcel is £50,000, so larger orders will be sent in multiple installments.
When placing your order, the delivery address needs to match the registered address of the buyer.
You’ll receive a despatch email with a tracking link once the goods are sent so you can see the status of the delivery and location of the parcel.
In the event that no-one is in to receive the delivery, you’ll be left a red card confirming attempted delivery, with confirmation on the Royal Mail tracking page. You then have the choice of arranging redelivery or picking up the parcel from your nearest sorting office.
For more details please see section 4 of our Terms & Conditions and our Delivery & Storage page.
If you request storage for your order, your goods will be sent free of charge to the storage vaults.
All gold & silver orders are stored at Loomis International in the UK and held on a fully allocated and segregated basis.
Storage fees are 1%+VAT/year for gold and 1.5%+VAT/year for silver, subject to minimum charges.
Please see further details of storage fees and minimum charges on our Storage & Delivery page.
Storage is charged at point of purchase by selecting ‘Buy with Storage’ to the next semi-annual pay date. Semi-annual storage dates are 15 March and 15 September each year and are subject to minimum charges for the period.
A recurring storage fee will be taken from your card at each semi-annual storage date.
You can opt to have your goods delivered at any time, subject to delivery charges of £25 +0.25% of the metal value.