British Royal Mint

2012 UK Queen's Diamond Jubilee £5 CoinFor Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, the Royal Mint has unveiled the only official UK £5 coin struck to mark the historic occasion, featuring two new and exclusive portraits of the monarch.

Designed by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS to celebrate a remarkable royal milestone, the portraits encapsulate The Queen’s 60 years on the throne, a regal achievement matched only by the reign of Queen Victoria, the Queen’s great-great grandmother.

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Alderney Royal Wedding £1000 Gold Kilo coin comparisonThe Royal Mint is accepting pre-orders for the Alderney Royal Wedding £1000 Gold Kilo coin.

The unique gold kilo coin, struck at the facility in Llantrisant, South Wales, is one of the official Royal Wedding coins approved by the Royal Household and the Government. It carries a price tag of £40,000 (about $59,292.00 USD on Friday, April 29) and its mintage has been limited to just 40 […]

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UK Royal Wedding CoinsThe only official UK coin being struck to commemorate the wedding of Prince William to Miss Catherine Middleton has gone into production at the Royal Mint in Llantrisant, South Wales.

Approved by the Royal Household and the Government, the coin features relaxed, modern portraits of the couple, an approach also evident in the informal use of their names and the date of the wedding circulating their portraits. The obverse bears a portrait of Prince William’s grandmother, The Queen […]

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Royal Engagement CoinsThe design of the commemorative Prince William and Kate Middleton Royal Engagement Coin was unveiled by the UK Royal Mint on December 22, 2010.

The Royal Engagement coin’s reverse or tails side design, by Matthew Buonocorsi, features profiles of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Inscriptions include "CELEBRATING THE ENGAGEMENT OF WILLIAM AND CATHERINE." […]

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John Lennon Commemorative CoinAnswering a demand placed upon it by the public, the UK Royal Mint has issued a commemorative coin dedicated to the celebrated musical figure of John Lennon.

The John Lennon Commemorative Coin was struck as part of the Royal Mint’s series known as the “Great Britons” which honors famous British citizens of the past. Noted names such as William Shakespeare, Sir Winston Churchill, Charles Darwin and Florence Nightingale have all been included as part of the series […]

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Royal Engagement CoinPrior to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, at least three world Mints will celebrate the couple’s commitment with commemorative engagement coins.

Announcing their intentions to produce them are the Royal Australian Mint and the two UK Mints: The Royal Mint and the Pobjoy Mint […]

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For the first time in its 1,100 year long history the Royal Mint is releasing a series of coins, designed by members of the British public, into nationwide circulation. Depicting the power and passion of the world’s greatest sporting event, the 50p coins showcase each of the 29 Olympic and Paralympic sports to be contested […]

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Britannia once again majestically adorns a new collection of gold and silver coins released by the British Royal Mint within its 2010 Britannia Silver and Gold Collections.

2010 UK Britannia Gold and Silver Coin

These coins come in four different sizes including one ounce, one half ounce, one quarter ounce and one tenth ounce — with all of them featuring a new design of Britannia on the reverse as envisioned by artist Suzie Zamit.

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The Royal Mint has released its new limited edition £1 London coin in gold and silver, which is part of the new series of four £1 coins representing the UK’s capital cities. 2010 £1 London Gold and Silver Coins Begin New UK Cities Series (Click to Enlarge) The series has been designed with a contemporary […]

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A sixteen-year-old schoolboy from Rishworth School, Halifax has entered the history books today after becoming the first teenager to design a British coin. Theo Crutchley-Mack Designed Olympic Cycling 50p Coin Theo Crutchley-Mack entered a nationwide secondary school competition, organised by the Royal Mint, in April 2009, to create a London Olympic Games cycling themed 50p. […]

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