Pobjoy Mint Ltd.

Every Christmas the Isle of Man releases a special 1/20oz Gold Angel of which only a limited number are struck. The privy mark on its reverse reflects the 12 Days of Christmas theme, which make the Angel Coin unique. This year the 2009 Christmas Angel design features both traditional and new design elements. Since medieval […]

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To celebrate their new headquarters, the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu has released a set of coins illustrating their historic development into independent banking through the growth of the building itself. Vanuatu is an archipelago based in the South Pacific. It was first inhabited by Melanesian people but Europeans began to settle in the area in […]

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The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has been alerted to the existence of a collection of nine metallic pieces depicting various UK places and which purport to be coins issued by this Administration.  The obverse of these apparently Bi-Metallic pieces carries an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the wording […]

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Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a new coin from the Isle of Man which commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, and includes a genuine, authenticated piece of the Berlin Wall itself. 2009 celebrates the Twentieth Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Isle […]

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Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a fabulous new issue on behalf of the Falkland Islands to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Charles Darwin. Born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire in February 1809, Charles Darwin was born into a wealthy and well-connected family. Darwin had initially planned to study medicine at Edinburgh University but […]

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History changed forever on the 4th November 2008. Barack Obama became the first African American to become President of the United States of America. After a long campaign, which started in February 2007, during which his battle for presidency was doubted at some points by his opponent John McCain victory prevailed, inspiring hope in people, […]

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Pobjoy Mint is pleased to announce a striking new issue on behalf of the Isle of Man to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the First Man on the Moon.  It was a key moment in history when, on 21 July 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin stepped off the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander and […]

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Ms Joanne Yeadon, Administrator of British Indian Ocean Territory recently visited the Pobjoy Mint to strike the first coin of the Territory. This legal tender commemorative coin feature in highest quality relief the Coat of Arms of the Territory which was formally granted in 1990 on the 25th Anniversary of the Territory’s establishment. The Arms […]

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World’s First Pyramid Shaped Coin Encapsulated with Sand – 70th Anniversary of the Death of Howard Carter For the first time in thirty five years, London welcomed back the treasures of the world’s most famous pharaoh, Tutankhamun. In 1972, the unprecedented Tutankhamun Exhibition fascinated visitors worldwide with London striking attendance records of 1.7 million. In […]

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