Smash hit Great Engravers coin series returns with William Wyons stunning Three Graces design

By |2021-02-24T17:13:58+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Smash hit Great Engravers coin series returns with William Wyons stunning Three Graces design: UPDATE A massive hit for the Royal Mint in 2019, 'Great Engravers' is a premium range of coins celebrating the work of the earlier Royal Mint master engravers. The debut coin was a gorgeous bringing to life of William Wyon's 'Una [...]

The Mr. Men celebrate 50 years with a new three-design coin range from the Royal Mint

By |2021-02-16T00:57:16+00:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Mr. Men celebrate 50 years with a new three-design coin range from the Royal Mint Over 28 countries, the Mr. Men series of childrens books has sold over 100 million books since the first was published in 1971. Mr. Men expanded to Little Miss in 1981, and writing honours passed to creator Roger Hargreaves son, [...]

BRITANNIA 1/4OZ SILVER BULLION (2021 ROYAL MINT)

By |2021-02-10T18:47:11+00:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

That perennial favourite of the bullion coin world, the Royal Mint's Britannia, now has a baby brother in its cheapest form. The silver coin, recently upgraded with a new picosecond laser finish, rarely dips below an ounce in weight. Given the low price of silver and the diminishing returns of smaller fractionals, it's hardly surprising, but as [...]

ROYAL MINT TO SELL ULTRA RARE HENRY VII SOVEREIGN

By |2021-02-04T11:56:40+00:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gold, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Seems like the Royal Mint is pushing into historic coins and they've certainly gone in with style. A half-millennia old Sovereign of Henry VII with a opening bid of £950,000 is a sign of intent. An absolutely gorgeous coin, of course, we've often wondered why the mint doesn't tap more into this genre for new releases, like the [...]

MUSIC LEGENDS – DAVID BOWIE BULLION (2021 ROYAL MINT)

By |2021-01-27T12:17:21+00:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The recent release of the third of the Royal Mint's Music Legends coins, this time starring the legendary David Bowie, helped cement the series as one of the more popular coin ranges of 2020. Following Queen and Elton John, the Bowie coin had a great design and seems to have sold very well. Both of the earlier [...]

The Royal Mint’s superb Queen’s Beasts series ends it proof range with the release of the Griffin of Edward III

By |2021-01-25T14:21:10+00:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint’s superb Queen’s Beasts series ends it proof range with the release of the Griffin of Edward III It's been an epic journey, but today, the Royal Mint wraps up its proof range of Queen's Beasts coins. The bullion range has already come to its natural ten-coin conclusion, with, strangely enough, the Griffin of Edward [...]

Royal Mint releases details of its 2021 core commemoratives with a surprising and ridiculous error

By |2021-01-06T13:40:28+00:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Culture, Event, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint releases details of its 2021 core commemoratives with a surprising and ridiculous error It's that time of the year again, when the Royal Mint shows off its core range of commemorative coins, those based on circulating currency, and it's another varied selection of formats and subjects. All of them are being overshadowed by one [...]

Music Legends collectible coin range returns with a musician that almost defines the term – David Bowie

By |2021-02-15T20:17:45+00:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Music Legends collectible coin range returns with a musician that almost defines the term – David Bowie First it was Queen, then it was Elton John. How do you top those two giants of the music industry? Easy. David Bowie. When the Royal Mint kicked off its 'Music Legends' series last year with a new [...]

The Snowman is back at the Royal Mint for the third successive year with a new design by Robin Shaw

By |2020-12-01T20:31:47+00:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Snowman is back at the Royal Mint for the third successive year with a new design by Robin Shaw Returning for a third annual appearance, Raymond Briggs iconic seasonal tale, 'The Snowman' has become a refreshing holiday coin release in a market overwhelmingly populated by Santa designs. Nothing wrong with that, of course, but a little [...]

The Queen is 95 years old and the Royal Mint issues a privy mark Sovereign for 2021 with 95 reeds on the edge

By |2020-11-10T14:27:17+00:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Queen is 95 years old and the Royal Mint issues a privy mark Sovereign for 2021 with 95 reeds on the edge A special year for the Royal Mint's ultra-iconic Sovereign, as the 2021 coin will be customised to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 95th birthday. In most respects the design is unchanged. Benedetto Pistrucci's terrific 'St [...]

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