The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin

By |2023-01-30T12:38:07+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin The fifth release in the Royal Mint's 'British Monarchs Collection' is here, and launches the series second journey through time by returning to its Tudor beginnings. If you've yet to encounter this series, it is a [...]

King Charles III appears on his first bullion coin with the release of the Royal Mint’s perennial Britannia range

By |2023-01-18T21:15:41+00:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

King Charles III appears on his first bullion coin with the release of the Royal Mint's perennial Britannia range It isn't long into 2023 that our wait for King Charles III effigy bullion coins has been satiated, and what better way than that most iconic of designs, the Royal Mint Britannia. A staple of the bullion market [...]

The NHS, Flying Scotsman, Windrush Generation, JRR Tolkein, and King Charles III headline the Royal Mint’s 2023 circulating coins

By |2022-12-29T01:44:58+00:00December 29th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, People, Politics & Finance, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The NHS, Flying Scotsman, Windrush Generation, JRR Tolkein, and King Charles III headline the Royal Mint's 2023 circulating coins Time for the Royal Mint to reveal its base circulating coin designs for 2023, so we've popped back from our holiday break to post up the designs for your perusal. There's always been a huge selection of anniversaries [...]

Bullion round-up 12: Australia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Samoa, and the UK, add new coins in our last collation of 2022

By |2022-12-23T17:55:02+00:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Australia, Gold, Silver, Cambodia, Cameroon, Germania Mint, Le Grand Mint, LPM HK, Perth Mint, Samoa, Royal Australian Mint, United Kingdom|

Bullion round-up 12: Australia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Samoa, and the UK, add new coins in our last collation of 2022 Our twelfth bullion round-up was due to go live late on Friday, but a refresh to the site's theme framework meant our attention was occupied elsewhere. It comes with quite a few tweaks, which we'll try to [...]

The Rolling Stones gold and silver bullion coins (2022 Royal Mint)

By |2022-12-14T01:46:40+00:00December 14th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Just a quick heads-up that, as we suggested, the Rolling Stones bullion versions of the latest in the Royal Mint's 'Music Legends' series is now available to order. These are exclusively distributed by US dealer, MTB (Manfra, Tordella & Brookes), so availability might vary a little from a direct Royal Mint issue, but they should be fairly easy [...]

Still rockin’ after sixty years, the legendary Rolling Stones are celebrated on the Royal Mints new proof coin range

By |2022-12-01T03:03:43+00:00December 1st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Still rockin' after sixty years, the legendary Rolling Stones are celebrated on the Royal Mints new proof coin range One thing you can't accuse Britain of is being short of musical legends, so you can't criticise the Royal Mint for issuing a series of coins simply called 'Music Legends'. The choice of subjects seems endless, and [...]

That most iconic of coins, The Sovereign, changes effigy for the first time in 70 years with the debut of King Charles III

By |2022-11-15T12:01:45+00:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Politics & Finance, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

That most iconic of coins, The Sovereign, changes effigy for the first time in 70 years with the debut of King Charles III It isn't often that we see upheaval in the Sovereign world. A staple of the precious metal numismatic world for decades, only major events, like a jubilee, for example, ever provoke a change [...]

The Royal Mint launches new issues featuring Rome, Harry Potter, and childrens classic, The Snowman

By |2022-11-01T20:22:32+00:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint launches new issues featuring Rome, Harry Potter, and childrens classic, The Snowman The Royal Mint has been very active of late, and we've covered most of the new issues, of course, but the market is busier than ever of late, so to aid a more complete coverage, we're going to be falling back [...]

The Royal Mint celebrates Howard Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun’s splendid tomb a century ago

By |2022-10-25T13:49:14+01:00October 25th, 2022|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint celebrates Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamun's splendid tomb a century ago Despite being a minor Pharaoh, Tutankhamun is probably the most famous of them all today. His father, Akhenaten, was a maverick who sought to upend the whole Egyptian way of life, and failed. The result, his nine-year-old son, Tutankhamun, took the throne. [...]

The Royal Mint’s ‘British Monarchs’ proof coin series jumps forward to King Edward VII for its fourth release

By |2022-10-17T14:52:21+01:00October 17th, 2022|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's 'British Monarchs' proof coin series jumps forward to King Edward VII for its fourth release The 'British Monarchs Collection' continues to power on at a brisk speed with the fourth issue in 2022, in what will be a 21-coin, 5-year programme. Focusing on the reproduction of classic coin designs from history, from the Tudor, [...]

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