The Royal Mint enhanced the security of its leading bullion coin program, the British Gold Britannia, in with four new security features. These features were all introduced to the reverse side of the coins. The largest fractional-ounce coin in this series is the 1/2 oz gold coin for sale.
When you look at the reverse side of the all-new British Gold Britannia Coins, you will find that the Royal Mint has included four advanced security elements to keep the Britannia coinage protected from counterfeiting efforts. These include a latent security feature, tincture lines, surface animation, and micro text.
Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse of British Gold Britannia Coins. This design is the fifth-generation portrait of the Queen to feature on British coins and was developed in 2015 by Jody Clark.
Britannia is depicted on the reverse of 1/2 oz Gold Britannia Coins just as she was created in 1987 by Philip Nathan. This powerful image of Britannia depicts her as a safeguard of the British Isles. She stands along the coast with a trident in hand and a shield at the ready to defend her homeland.