The Royal Mint Plans to Issue the Platinum Bullion Coin

24 Feb 2018  Sat

The Britannia platinum bullion coin is grabbing headlines. The Royal Mint has announced plans to issue a tenth-ounce platinum Britannia, in partnership with global distributor Manfra, Tordella, and Brookes, New York City.This is the first time the classic Britannia design will be struck on a tenth-ounce platinum bullion coin, which will be available exclusively through MTB. The £10 coin features Philip Nathan’s classic reverse design, paired with the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark on the obverse.

The coins are struck in .9995 fine platinum and are minted to bullion standard, carrying the United Kingdom government’s assurance of weight and purity.

A further addition is the textured guilloche finish that appears on the obverse of the coin, surrounding the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

The £10 coin measures 16.45 millimeters in diameter.

Image Courtesy The Royal Mint

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