This new range of 1/2oz gold bullion coins from the Royal Mint comes with new enhanced security features:
New background design, with radial waves
Sharp lines on Britannia shield
New hologram (Trident) that changes to a padlock when tilting the coin
Ring of minuscule writing along the inner edge of the coin
Gold Britannias are exempt from Capital Gain Tax in the UK. This makes them a highly popular investment for British investors.
Why buy a 2022 gold Britannia?
Gold Britannias are the most popular gold bullion coins in the UK.
They offer a great benefit to British investors. They are exempt from Capital Gain Tax in the UK. The weight, purity and gold content of the 2021 gold Britannia is backed by the Royal Mint.
Depending on their year of issue, the purity of their gold content varies. Gold Britannia coins produced before 2012 are made of 22-carat gold, while coins from the following years were (and are still) produced in 24-carat gold. Although pure gold coins (24 carats) are more fragile, both Britannias are as good for trades as they are for storage.
Finally, buying gold Britannia coins offer several advantages compared to gold bars, and is a great choice for any precious metal investor.
They enable to split your precious metal portfolio into smaller units of a half ounce of gold.
They are highly liquid and have a low premium over the gold spot price.
Their fine gold content of 1/2 troy ounce (15.5515 grams) enables them to track their price easily. Since the gold price is also quoted in ounces, you just need to look at the live gold price available on our website to know the exact value of your gold Britannia.