The Royal Mint launches the first in a five-year series of updated historical designs called the British Monarchs Collection

By |2022-01-24T21:42:19+00:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint launches the first in a five-year series of updated historical designs called the British Monarchs Collection This is one of those releases we always look forward to. The Royal Mint has debuted a new multi-year programme of coins tapping into Britain's rich history, in the same vein as recent numismatic hits like the [...]

It’s that time of the year again. The Royal Mint releases images of its 2022 circulating currency designs

By |2021-12-31T15:12:46+00:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Culture, Event, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

It's that time of the year again. The Royal Mint releases images of its 2022 circulating currency designs An earlier than usual look at the Royal Mint's proof sets for the year (they go on sale next week), and it's another selection of themes encompassing royalty, science, personalities, and events. There are a pair of seven-sided [...]

The Royal Mint’s retrospective of William Wyon continues with Gothic Crown, the third Great Engravers release

By |2021-12-07T11:47:39+00:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's retrospective of William Wyon continues with Gothic Crown, the third Great Engravers release After the juggernaut performance of the first two 'Great Engravers' coins, the third in the series has some giant-sized shoes to fill. William Wyon continues to provide the inspiration for the series, although this time he engraved a design [...]

The Royal Mint kicks off its epic ‘Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Collection’ with an all-new design for the classic Sovereign

By |2021-11-15T01:58:50+00:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Gold, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint kicks off its epic 'Queen's Platinum Jubilee Collection' with an all-new design for the classic Sovereign We rarely get excited when a new Sovereign coin drops, just as we don't when the annual Maple Leaf, Philharmonic or American Eagle release comes around, but occasionally, the Royal Mint does something to commemorate a royal event, [...]

Mahatma Gandhi is celebrated by a new Royal Mint coin on the 75th anniversary of Indian independence

By |2021-11-08T18:11:24+00:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Mahatma Gandhi is celebrated by a new Royal Mint coin on the 75th anniversary of Indian independence Once considered the jewel of the British Empire, by the end of the Second World War, it was clear that there was little appetite in Britain for further conflict, and popular opinion had moved heavily toward the Independence of [...]

Winnie the Pooh 6/9 – Tigger (2021 Royal Mint)

By |2021-10-31T20:29:51+00:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Just a quick heads-up that the Royal Mint will be issuing the last of the second trio of coins in their three-year, nine-coin series of fifty pence proof coins celebrating Winnie the Pooh. We know the gold ones in particular are very quick sellers , hence the reminder. We've already covered this series in more detail for [...]

The Snowman is back at the Royal Mint with a new range of coins and more

By |2021-10-19T12:55:23+01:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Snowman is back at the Royal Mint with a new range of coins and more Now a perennial fixture on the Royal Mint's release schedule, Raymond Brigg's 'The Snowman' is back for a fourth successive annual release. Part of the mints ever growing fifty pence media range, this one is quite a bit more restrained [...]

Innovation in Science continues its look at boundary-pushing scientists from history with the discoverer of Insulin

By |2021-10-15T19:30:58+01:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Innovation in Science continues its look at boundary-pushing scientists from history with the discoverer of Insulin The Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ series of fifty pence coins follows John Logic Baird, Stephen Hawking, Rosalind Franklin, and Charles Babbage with a giant event in medical science, the discovery of Insulin. Dr John Macleod, Sir Frederick Banting, Dr [...]

A dive into the medieval history of Britain as the Queen’s Beasts give way to those of a king. The Tudor Beasts debuts in style.

By |2021-10-06T18:37:42+01:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

A dive into the medieval history of Britain as the Queen’s Beasts give way to those of a king. The Tudor Beasts debuts in style. We think it's fair to say that the Royal Mint's 'Queen's beasts' series has been one of the most popular and admired coin series in recent years, especially in the [...]

Royal Mint extends its ‘Innovation in Science’ 50 pence coin series with the pioneering Charles Babbage

By |2021-09-13T00:06:36+01:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint extends its 'Innovation in Science' 50 pence coin series with the pioneering Charles Babbage WHERE TO BUY The fourth of the Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ coins launches today, and following in the footsteps of John Logic Baird, Stephen Hawking, and Rosalind Franklin, comes another intellectual giant, Charles Babbage. [...]

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