1998 Silver Britannia
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1998 Silver Britannias
Silver Britannia coins are made by the Royal Mint and have been minted in silver since 1997. The design does differ in certain years and this makes the silver Britannias very collectable. These are bullion coins weighing one troy ounce or 31.1 grams.
The face value of a Britannia is two pounds. There is also a half, quarter and tenth silver Britannia which have. Face value of £1, 50p and 20p respectively.
In 2013 two new additional sizes of coin were minted, namely a five ounce coin with aa face value of £10.00 and a fractional value of one twentieth with a face value of 10 pence.
From 1997 to 2012 the silver Britannias were minted from .958 (95.8%) silver and with a diameter of 38.61mms. From 2013 the coins were minted from .999 (99.9%) silver and with a diameter of 40mms.
Silver Britannias are released every year from 1997 in in subsequent even years the coin has featured a reverse design of a standing Britannia. From 1999 all odd year issues have contained an alternate non repeating design of Britannia in place of the standing Britannia.