Britannia On Ships & Medals

Written by Lawrence Chard - Company Director and Expert Numismatist • Last updated 9 Nov 2018

Britannia Moneta

He appears on the reverse of a Royal Mint medal or medallion, and a different Britannia also appears on a medallion...


Royal Mint Medallion Showing Britannia Moneta

History of British Currency

History of British Currency says the legend on a Silver Medallion, showing Britannia sitting, perhaps politically incorrectly, on Eire.

Paddle Steamer Britannia

In 1840, the Cunard owned Paddle Steamer Britannia pioneered regular transatlantic steamship services.

Shown here on a silver medallion issued by John Pinches medallists in about 1973 as part of "The Mountbatten Medallic History of Great Britain and the Sea" This nautical theme brings us rather nicely to the Royal Yacht Britannia...

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