Saturday, January 23, 2021

Royal Mint

UK Royal Mint Reveals 2012 Britannia Silver Bullion Coin

2012 Britannia Silver Bullion CoinThe Royal Mint (www.royalmint.com) is proud to announce the release of a commemorative Britannia silver bullion coin for 2012. Designed by Philip Nathan, this celebration coin has been struck with his classic 1987 image of the powerful maiden to mark the 25th anniversary of Britannia bullion coins.

Since her first appearance on English coins in the seventeenth-century, Britannia has grown to become a powerful emblem, personifying the spirit of Great Britain [...]

2012 UK Queen’s Diamond Jubilee £5 Coin Features New Portraits

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.

UK Royal Wedding Coins Availability

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 [...]

London 2012 Olympic 50p Coins Designed by Public Launch

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...

2010 £1 London Coins Begin New UK Cities Series

The Royal Mint has released its new limited edition £1 London coin in gold and silver, which is part of the new series of...

Student’s Cycling Design Selected for London 2012 Olympic 50p Coin

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. ...

Detecting Counterfeit Pound Coins

At the end of December 2009, the Police Service of Northern Ireland issued advice to the public following reports that a number of...

Royal Mint Unveils Doctor Who Medals

Doctor Who fans are in for a treat this week, thanks to the launch of a limited-edition range of Doctor Who medals from the...

Royal Mint £5 Crown Coin Keeps Big Ben Striking on Time

For the first time in Big Ben's 150 year history, a new £5 Crown, from the Royal Mint is being used to help London's...

First Child Ever to Design UK Coin Revealed

Nine-year-old Florence Jackson, from Bristol, was today revealed as the first child ever to work with the Royal Mint to design a UK coin.Florence...

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