Best Value 1oz Silver Britannia (mixed years)
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Best value silver Britannia
These are mixed year pre-owned 1oz silver Britannia coins. Availability is always limited due to the Britannia benefitting from a majority of buy and hold investors. It is the sister coin to the popular gold Britannia.
All the coins are 999 purity silver coins, produced by The Royal Mint. Regardless of the year of issue, the coins feature a face value of £2, qualifying the coins as legal tender and more importantly free from Capital Gains Tax.
If your main objective is getting as much value as possible, then this is the coin for you. Due to its obvious value appeal, supplies tend to be sold very quickly, so keep an eye out for availability or even better, click on ‘notify me when in stock’ on this page so you get a head start on other keen buyers.
Coins from 2015 onwards will feature designer Jody Clark’s familiar 5th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Coins pre-2015 will benefit from featuring the 4th portrait, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley of a 70-year-old Elizabeth.
The reverse of these silver coins features the British icon Britannia. Excitingly the actual image is redesigned every couple of years. Some face left, others right. Some are close-ups while other display Britannia riding a chariot. The famous shield and trident are included in all but the very close up versions which tend the feature the head and shoulders only. Buying the best value silver Britannias means you could receive any of the designs, or indeed a mix of issues. Not only are you paying a discounted rate due to the pre-owned nature of the coins, but the age of the coins (and various designs) can add an element of collectibility to the coins.
Our expert opinion
Physical Gold Limited feel that like all silver Britannias, pre-owned coins are highly desirable for silver investors. Their immense value makes them accessible for modest buyers and enables portfolio divisibility when compared to buying gold products such as gold bars and gold coins (such as gold Sovereigns).
Divisibility shouldn’t be overlooked as we’ve known many investors buying silver bars such as huge 1kg and 5kg silver bars, who then cannot raise small amounts of cash by selling a few silver coins. Their tax-free nature provides additional investment value, as does an increased element of scarcity for the older coins
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.