In 1997 Royal Mint issued this stunning One Troy Ounce
Two Pound Silver Proof Coin.
Britannia and her chariot, designed by Philip Nathan.
To commemorate the three hundredth Anniversary
of the introduction of ‘Britannia’ Silver Hallmarking standard.
The coin comes complete with Certificate of Authenticity and original box
Metal:.958% ‘Britannia’ Silver
Weight: 32.454 Grams
Diameter: 40 mm
Denomination: Two Pound
In 1282, the coins struck by the Royal Mint were independently and rigorously checked to determine their quality and and fineness, It is know as the Trial of the Pyx and today over 700 years later, it still takes place. Every year an independent jury, sworn in by the Queen’s Remembrancer, ascertains whether the coins made by the Royal Mint are of the correct weight, diameter and composition required by law.This means you can rest assured that the coin or coins in your possession are of the highest quality.