§ Mr. Patrick Thompson
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Government have any plans to issue a new United Kingdom gold bullion coin.
§ Mr. Lawson
Her Majesty the Queen has been. graciously pleased to approve my recommendation, as Master of the Mint, that a new bullion coin containing 1 oz of fine gold be issued, to be called the "Britannia", together with bullion coins of smaller denominations.