The Majesty of Milestones: King Charles III’s 75th Birthday

As we approach the milestone of King Charles III’s 75th birthday, the significance of this Royal occasion cannot be overstated. Monarchy, with its rich culture of tradition and heritage, continues to hold a profound place in the hearts of those across the country and the commonwealth. And this year in 2023, we mark King Charles […]

A gift fit for a King: Monnaie de Paris’ solid Gold Coronation Medal

On the banks of the Seine, a stone’s throw from the Louvre, is the Monnaie de Paris – the French State Mint. Out of this beautiful Napoleonic building, the artisans working there have crafted some of the most stunning coins and medals commemorating not only French history and culture, but also the “Entente Cordiale” between […]

UK circulating coinage is about to change completely

British coinage has had its fair share of fascinating tales over the years. But one aspect of our rich heritage that often goes unnoticed is the very coins that started it all. The ones that circulate in our change from day to day. Our circulating coins are about to change, with the Royal Mint having […]

Life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II: 2023 Memorial Coin Range

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II committed herself to a life of royal duty, earning the affection of generations here in the United Kingdom, across the Commonwealth, and around the world. To preserve her majesty’s memory after her passing last year and the profound impact she made on countless lives, a breathtaking collection of memoriam coins has been unveiled – […]

Register Your Interest – New UK Star Wars™ Collection

The Star Wars™ Collection will finally land on 10th July 2023 with the first in a collection of coins dedicated to one of the most popular film franchises in cinematic history. The four-coin collection celebrates some of the most popular partnerships from the original Star Wars™ trilogy. The collection begins with a design featuring the […]

His Majesty’s most important UK Sovereign has just been released: Rare obverse design change

This year, we had the privilege to witness the Coronation of our new monarch, King Charles III. The grandeur of the moment hung heavily in the air, as the hallowed halls of Westminster Abbey echoed with the weight of history. A palpable sense of anticipation reverberated through the invited guests and the thousands that lined […]

How a Second World War Raid came to feature on this latest coin release…

16th May 1943 – just as the sun was setting on a cool spring evening, an elite group of RAF bombers assembled. Ready to take on one of the most daring missions of the Second World War. In the quiet depths of a moonlit night, there emerged a force unparalleled in unwavering bravery. The gallant […]

Over 66,000 queued online – the Coronation sell out story so far.

After The Royal Mint revealed the coin designs to commemorate the King’s Coronation, there was no doubt in my mind that this launch was going to be on a scale that I hadn’t seen since the Platinum Jubilee.     And I wasn’t wrong.    This morning at 9am, I sat on The Royal Mint’s website eagerly anticipating […]

New official UK Coronation Coins revealed

UPDATE: A new range of UK coins have been authorised for release to celebrate the King’s Coronation.   The designs have just been revealed this morning and, importantly, it has been confirmed that a BRAND NEW portrait of the King will feature on the obverse of all coins in the range.  This is the FIRST TIME […]