Music Legends: The Who adds bullion coins in gold and silver to the range

By |2021-05-25T22:06:08+01:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Music Legends: The Who adds bullion coins in gold and silver to the range The Royal Mint's 'Music Legends' series has just seen its fourth issue, this time with British mod sensation, The Who. We covered the proof range just a couple of days ago and there's lots there on the band and the numismatic selection, [...]

Music Legends continues its numismatic journey through British music with mod icons, The Who

By |2021-05-24T00:07:59+01:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Music Legends continues its numismatic journey through British music with mod icons, The Who The Royal Mint's journey through the numismatic music charts continues with seminal 60's band, The Who. The 'Music Legends' series has already had Queen, Elton John, and David Bowie releases, all of which were decent encapsulations of the artists in question, in [...]

The Queen’s Beasts – a photo gallery of the one-off ten-kilo gold coin

By |2021-04-29T00:13:00+01:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Gold, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Queen's Beasts - a photo gallery of the one-off ten-kilo gold coin We've already just published our new Queen's Beasts coin article, so we won't go over the details again, but suffice to say, there will be some considerable number of jaws dropping at the sight of this new behemoth. A one-off coin fabricated [...]

The Queen’s Beasts are back for a swansong in what may be the series finest hour, and there’s bullion to come

By |2021-04-29T00:04:38+01:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Queen's Beasts are back for a swansong in what may be the series finest hour, and there's bullion to come What could possibly be better than a Queen's Beast coin? How about a Queen's Beasts coin featuring all ten of the iconic symbols of British heraldry. This series from Britain's Royal Mint has been [...]

Peter Rabbit returns to the Royal Mint with a new format and a new visual style

By |2021-04-26T09:03:19+01:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Peter Rabbit returns to the Royal Mint with a new format and a new visual style It seems Peter isn't ready for the stew yet as the Royal Mint have brought him back for a sixth year of releases, but with all new formats and a refreshed, and no doubt controversial, artistic look. Just the one [...]

Can’t cook a cake, but can build a nation! Royal Mint celebrates 1150 years since Alfred crowned King

By |2021-04-22T17:15:46+01:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: History, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Can't cook a cake, but can build a nation! Royal Mint celebrates 1150 years since Alfred crowned King King Alfred the Great, the only English king to get that suffix (although not until the 16th century), is one of the most well known and well regarded of the English monarchs. Reigning from 871 to 899 in [...]

The Royal Mint celebrates 150 years of the Royal Albert Hall and there’s a mint first domed coin incoming

By |2021-03-23T14:01:19+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint celebrates 150 years of the Royal Albert Hall and there's a mint first domed coin incoming One of the more popular tourist attractions in London, and one of the worlds premier locations for musical events, the Royal Albert Hall was built in Victorian times and named after the recently deceased husband of the [...]

The Royal Mints 2021 proof Britannia range breaks cover and it could be the best since 2014

By |2021-03-18T14:22:57+00:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mints 2021 proof Britannia range breaks cover and it could be the best since 2014 One of the highlights of the numismatic calendar, the Royal Mint's proof Britannia range has brought forth some beautiful designs over the last decade, none more so than the stunning 2014 coin by Jody Clark. For 2021, the mint [...]

MISTER STRONG & LITTLE MISS GIGGLES (2021 Royal Mint)

By |2021-03-15T00:25:10+00:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

A quick heads up that the second of the Royal Mint's new Mr Men coin series is available today. Depicting Mister Strong and Little Miss Giggles, it's the second of three coins in the series launched as a celebration of fifty years since the first book was published in 1971. These are simple books with simple artwork, [...]

The Queen’s Beasts are gone, Myths & Legends storms in with the fabled tale of Robin Hood

By |2021-03-10T14:15:58+00:00March 10th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Queen's Beasts are gone, Myths & Legends storms in with the fabled tale of Robin Hood One of the finest bulion coin series in recent years, the ten-coin 'Queen's Beasts' range kicked the Royal Mint's bullion offerings to a whole new level of popularity. Clearly, the task of following it was never going to [...]

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