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 [...]

Royal Mints 2020 Remembrance Day issue marks a centenary since the internment of the Unknown Soldier

By |2020-10-28T00:54:04+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Event, History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mints 2020 Remembrance Day issue marks a centenary since the internment of the Unknown Warrior It's that most poignant of times again. Remembrance Day marks the incredible sacrifice of those that fell fighting in the Great War, and has become a regular of the numismatic calendar, especially over the last few years, because it's [...]

Rocketman goes Bullionman as Elton John’s British coin debuts in cheaper, higher volume form

By |2020-10-19T18:39:31+01:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Rocketman goes Bullionman as Elton John's British coin debuts in cheaper, higher volume form A surprise release last year, the Royal Mint debuted a new 'Music Legends' series of proof coins, taking the best of British musical talent for inspiration. Iconic band Queen were the first to do the business and were a smash hit. [...]

Royal Mint introduces Diwali-inspired Henna Britannia gold bullion bars in affordable sizes

By |2020-10-16T11:45:23+01:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint introduces Diwali-inspired Henna Britannia gold bullion bars in affordable sizes Not our usual fare, but worth a quick look by association, the Royal Mint have launched what they call 'Henna Britannia' bullion bars. Using a close-in view of the iconic figure, visualised many years ago by Philip Nathan, With the price of gold [...]

James Bond and his movie legacy hits the Royal Mint’s bullion bar range for the first time

By |2020-10-05T17:45:36+01:00October 5th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

James Bond and his movie legacy hits the Royal Mint's bullion bar range for the first time Not our usual thing here, but worth a quick look at, the Royal Mint is now offering a range of three precious metal bullion bars featuring that most iconic of British charaacters, James Bond. Looking good for bullion [...]

Rule Britannia, Britannia Rule the picosecond laser engraved Waves. Royal Mint goes high-tech for bullion perennial

By |2020-09-28T17:31:04+01:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

UPDATED: Rule Britannia, Britannia Rule the picosecond laser engraved Waves. Royal Mint goes high-tech for bullion perennial Like many collectors, we were disappointed a few years ago when the Royal Mint decided to move away from it's programme of irregular changing designs for its Britannia bullion coin. They moved the focus on to their premium proof range [...]

The Royal Mint releases its penultimate Queen’s Beasts proof coin range – White Greyhound of Richmond

By |2020-09-21T11:51:36+01:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint releases its penultimate Queen's Beasts proof coin range - White Greyhound of Richmond We've already covered the last of the Queen's Beasts bullion coins with a new Bullion Coin Profile of the whole ten-coin series, so we won't go over the whole thing again. The main difference as far as this release goes, is [...]

It’s 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets

By |2020-09-04T21:46:10+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: History, Gold, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint, US Mint, United Kingdom, United States|

It's 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets A big part of early modern US history, the voyage of the Mayflower is one of a select group of nation defining events that are universally considered worthy of numismatic commemoration. The plucky tale of a group of colonists setting [...]

Proof versions of the Royal Mint’s Shengxiao Lunar range for the Year of the Ox are revealed in gold & silver

By |2020-09-02T17:36:02+01:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Proof versions of the Royal Mint's Shengxiao Lunar range for the Year of the Ox are revealed in gold & silver Just out for its eighth issue, the Royal Mints Shēngxiào Collection continues with its eclectic take on the ancient Asian calendar that has become such a popular part of the numismatic market. The first six issues [...]

The Royal Mint marks the anniversary of the end of the world’s greatest and deadliest conflict with a poignant coin

By |2020-08-11T19:28:15+01:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint marks the anniversary of the end of the world's greatest and deadliest conflict with a poignant coin The biggest, most widespread, and most destructive war in human history ended just a short 75 years ago. The Second World War certainly hasn't ended war - something that remains a core element in [...]

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