Gold Britannia 1/10oz
Buy gold Britannia 1/10oz coins from BullionByPost. The 1/10oz gold Britannia is the smallest version of this coin we regularly stock. It enjoys all of the same tax benefits and design quality as the standard coin, but with a much lower price. This coin is a firm favourite among investors looking for increased flexibility, as well as those looking to give a wonderful gift.
All prices shown include free, fully insured delivery, and we are an official authorised distributor of The Royal Mint.
Gold Britannia 1/10oz History
The tenth ounce gold Britannia was introduced in 1987 alongside the full ounce coin as a way to offer smaller investors the opportunity to own a coin in the range. With a face value of £10 the tenth ounce gold Britannia contains 3.1 grams of gold. As with all Britannias these were originally 22 carat coins, but have had their purity increased to 24 carat since 2013.
The 1/10 ounce gold Britannia is a great choice for new investors and those on a budget, looking for a smaller entry cost into the market as well as those looking to give a gift to someone special.
Gold Britannia 1/10oz Price
Gold Britannia 1/10oz prices are derived from the value of the gold each coin contains. Each gold Britannia 1/10oz coin weighs 3.1g or 3.4g grams, and is struck to a purity of 22 carat or 24 carat, meaning they contain 3.1g grams of pure gold.
Gold Britannia 1/10oz prices can vary thanks to the coin's history and numismatic appeal, with certain years or designs being particularly desirable with collectors. The price of a new gold Britannia 1/10oz coin will typically be based on today's gold price, with a small premium to cover the cost of manufacturing and supply of the coin. Older or rare gold Britannia 1/10oz coins can cost considerably more than the UK gold price. With the global price of gold being primarily calculated in dollars, periods in which is the pound is weak versus the dollar will see UK gold Britannia 1/10oz prices rise, while a strong pound would see lower prices in the UK.
Our gold Britannia 1/10oz prices are displayed in real-time, updating every two minutes in-line with the current gold spot price. Investment gold is VAT-free, and the gold Britannia 1/10oz price shown includes fully insured delivery.
Gold Britannia 1/10oz Coin Specification
The gold Britannia 1/10oz coin is a British gold coin manufactured by the Royal Mint. British gold Britannia 1/10oz coins weigh 3.1g or 3.4g with a diameter of 16mm. Gold Britannia 1/10oz coins are manufactured from 22 carat or 24 carat gold.
Gold Britannia 1/10oz Value
Investors often ask what is the value of a gold Britannia 1/10oz? British gold Britannia 1/10oz coins have a face value of 10. It is important to note that the face value is a nominal amount that has no bearing on the actual value of the coin. As mentioned, the gold Britannia 1/10oz coins main value can usually be worked out based on the current gold price. It is this simplicity that makes gold bullion coins appealing. They are bought and sold based on their intrinsic metal value without having to worry about any numismatic value and more complicated selling process.
You can always find a simple benchmark value for a gold Britannia 1/10oz thanks to the publicly available spot price. The value of a gold Britannia 1/10oz is therefore generally the same regardless of the year and is just based on the metal content. Some years of gold Britannia 1/10oz might command a further premium. A lower mintage, or special design could see their value increase beyond their metal content.
The easiest way to work out a gold Britannia 1/10oz value is to use its gold weight of 3.1g grams and multiply that by the current gold spot price in grams. As a coin with a purity of 916.7 or 999.9 fineness, it's important to calculate the 22 carat or 24 carat gold Britannia 1/10oz value, to ensure you have an accurate price.
How Much are Gold Britannia 1/10oz Coins Worth?
If you are wondering how much are gold Britannia 1/10oz worth, a simple rule of thumb is that a gold Britannia 1/10oz has 3.1g of pure gold, roughly 1/10 of a troy ounce. If you see the gold price in troy ounces you can therefore work out how much a gold Britannia 1/10oz is worth quite quickly.