UK’s FIRST Royal 50p DESIGN REVEALED

Earlier this month, an announcement by Royal Proclamation confirmed that a 50p coin will be used to celebrate Her Majesty’s historic Platinum Jubilee. Today, the reverse design has been officially revealed by The Royal Mint: Paying tribute to Her Majesty’s record-breaking reign the elegant design features the number ‘70’ in reference to the number of years […]

Brand new 2022 UK Gold Proof Sovereign SELLS OUT IN 9 HOURS

Yesterday, The Royal Mint launched the brand new 2022 Gold Proof Sovereign to pay homage to Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in February. 10,500 were made available at 9am. 10,500 were SOLD OUT by 6pm. That’s 1,167 Sovereigns bought per hour. 19 per minute. It’s surely the most collectable modern Sovereign. I’ve certainly never seen one […]

REVEALED – The first total design change on a Sovereign for a decade

The 2022 Sovereign has finally been revealed. It features a one-year-only design to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Not the addition of a privy mark or another little embellishment, but a total design change on the reverse. Pistrucci’s iconic image of St George slaying the dragon has been given a break for one […]

Dissecting a Design: The coin with poppies growing out of it

Marking the 100th anniversary of the Royal British Legion, this remarkable coin features a 3D poppy on the reverse AND obverse. Officially launched in support of the Legion, its design is nothing short of remarkable. Just click on the points below to find out more. If you’re interested… We have managed to secure a just 100 of the […]

UK’s FIRST Royal 50p Confirmed by ROYAL PROCLAMATION!

An announcement by Royal Proclamation has just confirmed that a 50p coin will be used to celebrate Her Majesty’s historic Platinum Jubilee. Two Historic Firsts As Britain’s most popular coin it seems only fitting that it marks the UK’s first ever Platinum Jubilee, even more so because it is the FIRST time EVER that a […]

Dissecting a Design: The coin with James Bond’s seal of approval?

Perth Mint have just released an Official 20201 James Bond Silver Coin and its design is a real treat for Bond fans. Learn all about it by clicking the points below. If you’re interested… I’ve managed to get my hands on just 100 of the 5,000 edition limit for CPM clients and they are already […]

Walls of gold – The lucky near-£1m find

We’ve all spent a lot of time looking at our walls during the Coronavirus lockdowns, but probably never considered that there could be a fortune hiding in them… Maybe we should have though as a collection of gold coins dug out of the walls of a remote French mansion just fetched almost £900,000 at auction. […]

The $1 TRILLION Coin

Strange news coming out of the US suggests that one of the options being explored to reduce the national debt and allow the government to keep paying its bills is the idea of a $1 trillion commemorative coin. What’s it all about and could we really see the introduction of a £1t coin? Firstly, how […]

The surprising link between Winnie the Pooh and the Queen

One is the longest reigning monarch our country has ever seen, a royal figurehead the likes of which we will never see again. The other is a beloved children’s book character that became a Disney icon. So why are people talking about Queen Elizabeth II and Winnie the Pooh in the same breath this year? […]

BREAKING NEWS: The 2022 Sovereign will feature a once in a lifetime design

I’ve just heard the 2022 Sovereign will feature a one-year-only design – a year dated depiction of the Royal Coat of Arms to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. It’s rare that the Sovereign design changes from Pistrucci’s iconic St George and the Dragon, which makes this an extremely important issue for British and numismatic history. […]