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.
You may be interested in reading the following blogs:
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.
Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.
All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and re calculates just before checking out.
If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Distance Selling Regulation and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. You can view our current buy back prices here.
You can view our full Terms & Conditions here.
We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows
Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.
Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail Special Delivery. Items sent via this method will normally arrive by 1pm the next working day. Delivery starts from £9.
International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.
Orders under £60
Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.
If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +44 1253 343 081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.
For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.
We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products.
Orders < £1000 there is no additional fee
Orders > £1000 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1000 we apply a £1 fee.
Full delivery information can be found by clicking here