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 [...]

The Royal Mint releases updated mintage information on the ten rarest circulating 50 pence coins

By |2021-09-14T22:03:16+01:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Marketwatch, Royal Mint|

The Royal Mint releases updated mintage information on the ten rarest circulating 50 pence coins Probably the most popular of all British circulating currency when it comes to collectability, the iconic seven-sided fifty pence coin has seen an explosion of new releases over the last decade. In the proof commemorative market alone, the Royal [...]

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. [...]

The Royal Mint’s Shengxiao Lunar series emerges in proof form for the Year of the Tiger

By |2021-09-07T18:16:53+01:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's Shengxiao Lunar series emerges in proof form for the Year of the Tiger The Royal Mint has launched its latest Shengxiao Lunar entrant and it's for the 2022 Year of the Tiger. The ninth in the series to date, it's actually the third release in their first full lunar cycle, at which point [...]

Royal Mint debuts the second of three trilogies of 50p coins celebrating the classic childrens books ‘Winnie the Pooh’

By |2021-09-02T10:24:46+01:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint debuts the second of three trilogies of 50p coins celebrating the classic childrens books 'Winnie the Pooh' Last year, the Royal Mint debuted what was the first three coins in a nine-coin, three year program dedicated to the world of literary pair A.A. Milne and E.H. Shephard. The former the writer, the latter the [...]

The Royal Mint continues its ‘Myths & Legends’ bullion range with the second Robin Hood coin – Maid Marian

By |2021-08-16T16:11:43+01:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

UPDATED: The Royal Mint continues its 'Myths & Legends' bullion range with the second Robin Hood coin - Maid Marian Ostensibly the replacement for the Queen's Beasts series, the Royal Mint's 'Myths and Legends' program will also tape into the rich tapestry of British history to produce something they hope coin collectors and stackers will desire to [...]

Royal Mint marks two centuries since the Gold Standard was introduced with a proof version of the 2016 gold bullion coin

By |2021-07-29T18:02:28+01:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Gold, Politics & Finance, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint marks two centuries since the Gold Standard was introduced with a proof version of the 2016 gold bullion coin Launched in 2016 to mark the 200th anniversary of Britain creating the gold standard, the Royal Mints gold bullion coin range encompassed a quarter-ounce and a one-ounce carrying the same design. Done by Royal Mint regular, [...]

The Queen’s Beasts ‘Completer’ silver bullion coins finally put in an appearance in 2oz and 1kg form

By |2021-07-06T13:42:19+01:00July 6th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Queen's Beasts 'Completer' silver bullion coins finally put in an appearance in 2oz and 1kg form We've already covered the beautiful Queen's Beasts 'Completer' coins in both original proof form, and in the very desirable limited ten-coin sets, so we're not going to go over that again, but the hugely popular silver bullion coin version [...]

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