British Royal Mint

Royal Mint Releases First Christmas CoinThe Royal Mint produced the United Kingdom’s first official Christmas coin, which is now being sold at face value.

Struck in about a half ounce of .999 fine silver to a brilliant uncirculated finish, the £20 for £20 coin features a nativity scene designed by Bishop Gregory Kenneth Cameron […]


Queen Hands Out Maundy Money at Windsor CastleQueen Elizabeth II celebrated Holy Thursday by handing out Maundy money in a ceremony held at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, continuing a centuries-old Christian tradition and marking the first time the Royal Maundy Service was held there since 1959.

Red and white leather purses were handed out to 90 men and 90 women. Inside the red purse […]


Queen Hands Out Maundy Money at Sheffield CathedralToday, celebrating Holy Thursday also known as Maundy Thursday, an annual tradition continued as Queen Elizabeth II handed purses of coins to 178 pensioners.

This year’s ceremony, held at Sheffield Cathedral, was the first time the Maundy service happened in South Yorkshire in more than 900 years. It also marked the 60th time […]


Royal Navy 2015 £2 Coins Released Into CirculationHonoring the Royal Navy’s role in World War I, the Royal Mint released into circulation a small number of £2 commemorative coins.

According to the Mint, it released 100 commemorative Royal Navy 2015 £2 Coins through the HMS Belfast gift shop […]


UK 2015 £20 Sir Winston Churchill Silver Coin for £20British statesman Sir Winston Churchill, one of the legendary wartime leaders of the 20th century, is featured on the Royal Mint’s third £20 silver coin that sells at face value.

Struck in 15.71 grams of 99.9% fine silver and limited to a mintage of 200,000, the release seems poised to sell out just like the Mint’s earlier two £20 for £20 silver coins […]

{ 1 comment }

UK 2015 £100 Big Ben Silver Coin for £100Big Ben, London’s iconic clock tower which stands at the north end of the Palace of Westminster, is featured on the Royal Mint’s first ever £100 silver coin that sells at face value.

Similar to the Mint’s £20 for £20 silver coins but larger in size and containing more silver, the new £100 for £100 coin is expected to attract […]


Queen Hands Out Royal Maundy Money at Blackburn CathedralContinuing a Christian tradition that dates back centuries, Queen Elizabeth II marked Holy Thursday today, April 17, 2014, by handing out Maundy money during a ceremony held at Blackburn Cathedral in Lancashire, England.

This year 88 men and 88 women received the coins in two separate purses as part of the Royal Maundy Service […]


2014 £2 Britannia and Lunar Mule Error Coins Graded by PCGSVarieties of bullion 2014 £2 Britannia and 2014 £2 Lunar Year of the Horse mule error coins have been authenticated, graded and certified by the Paris Submission Center of Professional Coin Grading Service.

A mule error happens when an obverse die for one coin is used along with a reverse die for a different coin […]


Royal Birth 2013 UK £5 Silver Sovereign CoinWilliam and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, introduced their baby boy to the public on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, one day after his birth. The Royal Mint also just unveiled its official commemorative coin of the Royal Birth, noting that 30% of the allotted mintage sold within the first few hours.

Struck in a proof finish especially for collectors, the 2013 UK £5 Silver Proof Coin uniquely features the sovereign design that is traditionally restricted to gold coins […]


Royal Mint 2013 Lucky Silver Penny for UK Babies Born on July 22It’s a boy! This exclamation has been plastered all over news outlets since the announcement that Prince William’s wife Kate gave birth to a boy today, July 22, 2013 at 4:24 PM (London Time).

Coin enthusiasts also have additional reason to be interested in the event since the Royal Mint has […]


1 of 71234...End »