The Royal Mint introduces its City Views proof coin series with a 1640’s view of London and the River Thames

By |2022-04-28T04:48:32+01:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint introduces its City Views proof coin series with a 1640s view of London and the River Thames The Royal Mint has long tapped into London's history and culture for numismatic inspiration, and their latest series goes back to 1647 for it. Wenceslaus Hollar, a Bohemian graphic artist, spent much of his life in England, [...]

Estimated $8million worth of rare coins offered to collectors in upcoming international auction

By |2022-04-12T15:08:54+01:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Event, News Nuggets, Royal Mint|

Estimated $8million worth of rare coins offered to collectors in upcoming international auction A heads-up for our readers with an interest in older coins, that the Royal Mint, in association with Taisei Coins, is holding an auction in Tokyo late this month. Amongst the offerings is an original 1817 Three Graces Crown, whose reintroduction has emptied many [...]

The Royal Mint’s ‘British Monarchs Collection’ adds the 17th century monarch, James I as its second numismatic homage

By |2022-03-28T02:28:57+01:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's 'British Monarchs Collection' adds the 17th century monarch, James I as its second numismatic homage Never one to shy away from a multi-coin, multi-year release programme, the Royal Mint has issued some superb series over the last decade, with the Queen's Beasts standing out as a prime example. Even so, the 21-coin, 5-year [...]

The Britannia proof range returns for 2022 with striking new core and three-figure exclusive edition designs

By |2022-03-08T01:03:36+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Britannia proof range returns for 2022 with striking new core and three-figure exclusive edition designs After a superb showing last year, when the Royal Mint debuted its dual proof Britannia offerings, including the first time a woman of colour had been depicted in the role, we've really looked forward to seeing how the concept would proceed [...]

The Royal Mint’s ‘Tudor Beasts’ continues with ‘Lion of England’ in a range of proof and bullion coins

By |2022-02-21T00:04:59+00:00February 21st, 2022|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's 'Tudor Beasts' continues with 'Lion of England' in a range of proof and bullion coins The Tudor Beasts, the flagship follow-on series to the Royal Mint's much-loved 'Queen's Beasts' series, debuted last October with the launch of the 'Seymour Panther' in proof form. The first of a new ten-coin series to be issued [...]

The Royal Mint marks 150 years of football’s legendary FA Cup with a new coin range in silver and gold

By |2022-02-14T00:06:43+00:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Gold, Sport, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint marks 150 years of football's legendary FA Cup with a new coin range in silver and gold Without question, one of the premier football tournaments in the world, and the oldest, the FA Cup is celebrating one and a half centuries since its inception. From humble beginnings in the Victorian era, it's [...]

The obverse effigy of Britain’s ‘Gothic Crown’ becomes the reverse of the latest ‘Great Engravers’ coin from the Royal Mint

By |2022-02-07T00:49:05+00:00February 7th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The obverse effigy of Britain's 'Gothic Crown' becomes the reverse of the latest 'Great Engravers' coin from the Royal Mint The third of the Royal Mint's impressive, and immensely popular 'Great Engravers' series, debuted late last year, and updated the classic Gothic Crown coin of 1847. If you're wondering why, just nine weeks later, we're seeing [...]

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 [...]

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