The coin with three dates on, and how it almost didn’t happen…

Have you heard about the coin that was approved by a Queen in 2022, a King in 2023, that has three dates on it and still managed to miss the 100th anniversary it was being issued to commemorate? To mark the centenary of the opening of Tutankhamun’s tomb last year, a special 50p coin was […]

9 things you need to know about the world’s most popular gold coin 

When I mention the world’s most popular gold coin, you’re probably thinking of the Sovereign, or even an American Eagle. And that’s probably what most people initially think of.   But it’s actually the South African Krugerrand…  As one of the world’s most prestigious and collected gold coins, the Krugerrand belongs in any serious coin collection.  […]

Starting the New Year off with a SELL OUT – UK 2023 Annual Coin Sets JUST launched

Just yesterday, The Royal Mint launched the highly anticipated UK 2023 Annual Coin Set, said to be one of the most sought-after coin launches we’ve seen in years.   The coins are the very first 2023 dated coin to feature the effigy of King Charles III, a significant change to UK coinage for over 70 years, […]

5 Reasons why this Sovereign is the most collectable Christmas coin 

The Isle of Man Christmas Sovereign is back for 2022!  Each coin in the range has been struck from precious metals. And this year for the very first time, we have been treated to the rare, Silver Piedfort specification.   This means there really is something for everyone in this 2022 Christmas Sovereign range authorised by […]

BREAKING: First UK Sovereign featuring King Charles III announced

On 15th November at 9am collectors will be in with a chance of securing the latest UK Coin release – the first ever Gold Sovereign to feature King Charles III.  I’ll give you a round up of what we know so far in a moment (or you can scroll down a few paragraphs if you’re […]

Creating a UNIQUE numismatic Masterpiece

In support of The Royal British Legion In 1976, Argentinian forces occupied the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. In response, for the first time since the Second World War, all branches of the British armed forces were deployed and within days a British task force set sail across the Atlantic.  It was one of the […]

Huge demand drives 66,000 long queue for King Charles III coins

The brand-new, official King Charles III effigy for UK coinage was revealed on 30th September 2022. It is the first portrait of King Charles to be featured on a UK commemorative and circulating coinage. To initiate its introduction, it’s been featured across a brand-new range in honour of the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth […]

Revealed today – Official King Charles III effigy unveiled by Royal Mint

The Royal Mint has today unveiled the official coin effigy of King Charles III that we’ll be seeing on our circulating coinage in the not-too-distant future. The portrait has been personally approved by His Majesty and has been created by British Sculptor Martin Jennings. In keeping with tradition the new King faces left – the […]

Why Sovereign launch day is marked on every collector’s calendar

The day the brand new UK Gold Proof Sovereign is released is one of the most important days in any coin collector’s year.  Quite simply, the Gold Sovereign is without rival as the United Kingdom’s premier Gold Coin. Struck from 22 Carat Gold to the exact same specification since 1817, it epitomises all that is British. Most importantly for […]

Royal Mint issues Gold collection featuring Queen’s signature for first time…

Collectors can now own the complete UK Queen’s Reign £5 collection as the third and final coin is released today from the Royal Mint. Importantly, each coin is united by the Queen’s signature, and for it to feature on each coin is this collection is incredibly rare and unique – it’s actually the first time […]