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Prince George's fifth birthday marked with unprecedented new UK coin

Posted by Robin Parkes on

Not only is Prince George very lucky, he has created an unexpected collecting opportunity which may well not be repeated until 2054.

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Paddington has arrived!

Posted by Catherine Antignani on

Today you can be at the start of the next collecting phenomenon by becoming one of the first people in the world to secure the brand new UK 2018 Paddington™ 50p in Silver Proof quality. The release was confirmed by Royal Proclamation back in February and has seen collectors itching to get their hands on one ever since.  The new 50p issues are reminiscent of the first Beatrix Potter coins release back in 2016. The Royal Mint created a collecting storm when the first Peter Rabbit Silver 50p sold out in just ONE day.  To give you an idea of how sought-after these coins are now, just...

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65 years as Queen - 11 facts about Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation

Posted by Catherine Antignani on

Today marks a historic day for British royalty. On this day 65 years ago Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation ceremony took place.   Now the longest reigning monarch, the event showed the immense responsibility that she inherited, as demonstrated by the quote: “Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust”. Here are 11 facts about Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation: 1. Queen Elizabeth was just 27 years old at the time of her coronation service. Whilst this is young, she is not actually the youngest monarch to start her reign; Mary, Queen of Scots...

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The Wedding that made history

Posted by Catherine Antignani on

It may have been a week ago, but Harry and Meghan’s wedding has left a lasting impression across the world. From the A-list celebrity guests (Oprah, David Beckham and Elton John to name a few), to the adorable bridesmaids and page boys that accompanied Meghan down the aisle, it was a Royal Wedding that made history. The wedding broke records in the US as the most watched Royal Wedding in history with approximately 29.2 million people tuning in on their TVs. That’s not to mention to the thousands of people that descended upon Windsor in the hope of getting a...

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A round-up of Royal Mint releases so far this year

Posted by Catherine Antignani on

The Royal Mint have been busy. We’re not even half way through the year and already 2018 has been jam-packed with new UK coin releases. As official distributors for The Royal Mint, we have seen huge interest in the UK coins that have been released. Here’s what’s been released so far: An A to Z of “Britishness” on 10p coins Let’s start off with one of the most popular releases of the year. In March, The Royal Mint announced the first ever set of commemorative 10p coins with the theme being an A-Z of Great Britain. The series celebrates everything...

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