Silver Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz), Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Silver Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz), Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 2013 - )
Coin TypeSilver Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz)

Britannia coins are British bullion coins issued by the Royal Mint in gold since 1987 and in silver since 1997. The original Britannia silver coins contain one troy ounce (1 oz) of silver and have a face value of £2.

Silver Britannias are also issued in fractional sizes of one-half, one-quarter, one-tenth, 1/20th and 1/40th of a troy ounce and with face values of £1, 50p, 20p, 10p and 5p respectively (that is, the quarter ounce silver piece is officially denominated as 50 pence). There is also a five-ounce coin of face value £10.

Obverse
United Kingdom / Silver Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz) - obverse photo

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend (in Latin), face value.

Obverse Inscription Legend of the ruling British monarch, value
Reverse
United Kingdom / Silver Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz) - reverse photo

Reverse designs as individually described in the listings below.

Reverse Inscription BRITANNIA [year] 1/4 oz 999 FINE SILVER
EdgeEdge Inscription
All (21) Coins of Type: Silver Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Silver Quarter Ounce 1997 Britannia 11,832 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH ' II ' DEI ' GRATIA ' REGINA ' F ' D ' 50 PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 1998 Britannia 3,044 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2001 Britannia 4,596 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2003 Britannia 3,669 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2005 Britannia 2,360 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2007 Britannia 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2008 Britannia 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2009 Britannia 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2010 Britannia 3,497 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2011 Britannia 2,483 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2012 Britannia 2,595 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2013 Britannia unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE
Silver Quarter Ounce 2013 Britannia (Proof) 3,087 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2014 Britannia 19,248 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE
Silver Quarter Ounce 2014 Britannia (Proof) 2,285 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 50 ' PENCE '
Silver Quarter Ounce 2015 Britannia 1,559 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·
Silver Quarter Ounce 2016 Britannia 1,300 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·
Silver Quarter Ounce 2017 Britannia 1,347 Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·
Silver Quarter Ounce 2018 Britannia unknown Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·
Silver Quarter Ounce 2019 Britannia unknown Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·
Silver Quarter Ounce 2020 Britannia unknown Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·
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Silver Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
From2013
Face Value50 (x Pound)
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size (mm)22
Mass (g)7.8600
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