A fixture on coins for centuries, Britannia is more than just a symbol, she chronicles the history of the British Isles. Inspired and iconic, she channels the spirit of a nation. Her strength stems from her poise, her shield offers protection and her gaze is trained on the future, driving progress onward.
Each year Britannia is recast, presenting an opportunity for a British artist to reimagine our most famous national symbol. For 2018, David Lawrence returns Britannia to a more classical feel in a composition that channels the spirit of a nation. We recently caught up with David to find out a little more about his design.
The 2018 Britannia is available to add to your collection today, including a Silver Proof Kilo for the first time. To find out more about Britannia, including previous designs, click here.
The History of Britannia! When people hear ‘Britannia’, they may think of the patriotic anthem Rule Britannia or even the Cool Britannia movement of the 1990s. But how many will picture the Roman goddess, despite […]
Behind the design: Britannia 2017 Britannia is arguably the oldest and most famous symbol of Britain. Her image has appeared on the coinage for centuries, reflecting the spirit of the nation throughout shifts in art and […]