The 2011 Britannia gold proof four coin set features a seated Britannia set against a large billowing Union Jack flag. The was designed by David Mach. The coins are struck in 22 carat gold, 0.917 fineness and are issued in troy weights 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz and 1/10oz.
For the patient collector, many of the older sets which we offer represent a very good deal as they are at considerable savings compared with purchasing the current year's set direct from the Royal Mint. Britannia proof sets have been issued every year since 1987.
The gold proof Britannia gold sets are usually released each year in August or later, we received our first delivery in September 2011. When compared to the Royal Mint issue price of £3,600.00 you will make a saving of over £1,200 when ordering from us.
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The coins in the sets have on the obverse the fourth definitive UK coin portrait of the Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley, approved for use on United Kingdom coins from 1998.
The 2011 issue sees another new design for the gold Britannia, this time featuring two powerful symbols of Britain today, Britannia at the heart of a billowing Union Flag. This engraving was by David Mach.