Dave Knight

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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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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The Royal Mint is delighted to introduce the 2009 Britannia collection, featuring Philip Nathan’s famous 1997 design of Britannia standing tall in her chariot.

Royal Mint 2009 Britannia Gold Proof Coins

His stunning design appears on the reverse, while the current portrait of Her Majesty the Queen takes pride of place on the obverse – the first time that the two designs have appeared alongside each other on a gold coin.  

The 2009 collection is the eighth in a series of Britannia commemorative coins to be released since their inception by the Royal Mint in 1987. Unusually for UK gold coins, the Britannia Collection is struck to 22 carat gold Proof quality, but with a small quantity of silver added to the alloy, resulting in a brilliant yellow gold finish.

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