Britannia silver coins are British bullion coins issued by The Royal Mint since 1997. The Silver Britannia 1oz coin is often a popular silver coin for UK-based private investors, as they are CGT exempt in the United Kingdom.
Only The Royal Mint has the trademark to produce genuine Britannia coins. Britannia is the feminine personification of Britain, she is renowned for her beauty and is an enduring icon that has been used for 2,000 years.
Up until 2013 Silver Britannia coins were produced in Britannia silver, in a fineness of 958.0. As of 2013, Silver Britannia coins have been produced in a fineness of 999.0.