British Royal Mint

Titanic Centennial Commemorative CoinsThe Royal Mint has released two commemorative coins marking the 100th anniversary of the maiden voyage of RMS Titanic, the White Star Line passenger liner that struck an iceberg in the north Atlantic Ocean resulting in the death of 1,517 of 2,223 passengers.

The two centennial commemoratives authorized by the Government of Alderney include a limited minted Titanic 100th Anniversary 2012 £5 Alderney Silver Proof Coin for £82.50 and a Titanic 100th Anniversary 2012 £5 Alderney Uncirculated Coin at a price of £12.99 […]


2012 Britannia Silver Bullion CoinThe Royal Mint ( 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 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.


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 […]


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." […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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