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 [...]

Solidarity with Ukraine! Monnaie de Paris launches a medal with 80% of proceeds going to the Red Cross. Go buy them!

By |2022-03-02T18:22:48+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Event, Medallion, Politics & Finance, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Solidarity with Ukraine! Monnaie de Paris launches a medal with 80% of proceeds going to the Red Cross. Go buy them! Predicated on a whole pack of lies, Putin's invasion of Ukraine is one of the most illogical and unnecessary wars in modern history. That this disturbing individual and his cronies can force a conflict between [...]

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 [...]

Elton John’s charity foundation gets a boost with the auction of a one-off 5kg custom silver medallion

By |2021-04-21T11:03:59+01:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Gilded, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint|

Elton John's charity foundation gets a boost with the auction of a one-off 5kg custom silver medallion The Royal Mint has had huge success with its 'Music Legends' series of proof and bullion coins, which to date has enjoyed three issues. Kicking that series off was ;Queen', followed by 'Elton John', and 'David Bowie', all [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Monnaie de Paris thanks French health workers and invites you to do the same

By |2020-05-04T15:33:02+01:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Event, People, Medallion, News, Monnaie de Paris|

I'm pretty sure you don't need a recap on what's happening around the world at the moment. Many of us are sat on our asses burning our way through the entire Netflix database, piling on the pounds and slowly going stir crazy. There are however, whole swathes of people that have never had it so hard, and those are the [...]

Pobjoy and Gibraltar remembers Victory in Europe Day with a fifty pence coin trio

By |2020-05-08T02:14:22+01:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Event, History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Gibraltar, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy and Gibraltar remembers Victory in Europe Day with a fifty pence coin trio After several years of a numismatic commemoration for the centennial events of the First World War, we're now firmly within the realms of the 75th anniversary memorials for the Second. An even bigger swathe of destruction swept around [...]

The last 64 years of Eurovision is blasted through water to inspire the Royal Dutch Mint’s new anniversary medal

By |2020-04-27T17:01:01+01:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Medallion, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

The last 64 years of Eurovision is blasted through water to inspire the Royal Dutch Mint's new anniversary medal For those of you around the world that have never heard of the Eurovision Song Contest, it's an annual song competition for the countries in and around Europe. Each participating nation enters a song (or [...]

Are you the lucky one! Coins Today picks the certificate number that wins a one-off 5oz gold coin

By |2020-04-01T22:34:01+01:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Event, News Nuggets, Silver, Niue Island|

Are you the lucky one! Coins Today picks the certificate number that wins a one-off 5oz gold coin Back in mid-December, we posted an article about an intriguing new bullion coin from Korean producer, Coins Today. It was called 'Lucky Coin', and for good reason. Each of the 25,000 coins sold [...]

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