Issued by The Royal Mint, this gold proof set features two tenth ounce coins; the 1996 Britannia £10 and the 1996 USA Eagle $5.
Struck in 22 carat gold to a proof finish, this set celebrates two of the most famous female symbols on coins; Britannia and Liberty. These coins come in a Royal Mint presentation box with a certificate of authentication.
Limited edition 750 set.
Royal Mint Issue 500. Fineness 0.916. Total Gold Weight 0.2
Britannia – designed by Raoul Maklouf, the obverse features the third coin portrait of Elizabeth II with the legend ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA ·REGINA ·F ·D · 10 POUNDS ·
Eagle – designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the engraving on the obverse features the iconic walking Liberty with arms outstretched against a radiant background. This first appeared on coins in 1907. Liberty holds an olive branch in one hand and a torch in the other.
Britannia – the reverse features the classic standing Britannia by Philip Nathan with the legend 1/10 · OUNCE · FINE · GOLD · BRITANNIA · 1996 ·
Eagle – the reverse features the bald eagle in flight by Miley Busiek. The eagle carries an olive branch to the nest containing the female eagle and their young hatchlings.
|Obverse Engraver||Raphael Maklouf||Augustus Saint-Gaudens|
|Reverse Engraver||Philip Nathan||Miley Busiek|
|Mint||The Royal Mint||US Mint|
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