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  • Sold Date: May 10, 2015
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Just months after the successful launch of a new fineness of 99.99 gold and 99.9 silver in their highly-regarded bullion range, The Royal Mint has announced an innovative strategic partnership with precious metals dealer A-Mark to distribute a version of their traditional 1oz Silver Britannia Bullion coin , specially designed to celebrate the Chinese ‘Year of the Snake’ .

Shane Bissett , The Royal Mint’s Director of Bullion and Commemorative Coin said;

“This is an exciting development in our relationship with A-Mark, particularly as they are a major distributor to the world’s bullion market”.

The Royal Mint’s enhanced bullion proposition has been well received worldwide since its launch in November 2012, followed by the introduction of its high security precious metal vault storage facility in December. Last month came the news that The Royal Mint’s classic Britannia gold and silver bullion coins are now eligible for US Individual Retirement Accounts .

This latest exclusive arrangement with the Santa Monica-based A-Mark sees Britain’s oldest manufacturing organisation achieving two new ‘firsts’, in line with their mission to remain at the forefront of progressive world minting : this is the first time that the 1100 year-old Royal Mint’s classic 1oz Silver Britannia has been embellished with a symbol from
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