The Platinum Jubilee and the never-ending SELL OUTs

As I’m sure you are aware by now, this year Queen Elizabeth II will be celebrating her 70th year on the throne – the first British Monarch to ever do so and the only one we’ll see in our lifetimes! It’s going to be a celebration of a lifetime with pudding competitions, a four-day bank […]

Dissecting a Design: The FIRST EVER US Gold Eagle design change

The first Gold Proof US Eagle was launched in 1986. They have been minted every year except 2009 and the design has remained unchanged. Until now… Find out everything about the brand new design by clicking on the points below. If you’re interested… I have just 14 US 2021 Gold Proof Type II Eagles available. Limited to just 3,375 […]

Dissecting a Design: The Sovereign with a 2,000+ year old design…

The Christmas Sovereign – three words I never thought I’d write, but the Isle of Man has just issued this stunning new Sovereign paying tribute to the most magical time of the year. Find out all about the 2,000+ year old design by clicking the points below. If you’re interested… You now have the chance […]

UK’s FIRST Royal 50p DESIGN REVEALED

Earlier this year, an announcement by Royal Proclamation confirmed that a 50p coin will be used to celebrate Her Majesty’s historic Platinum Jubilee. The Royal Mint have confirmed this coin will be released individually on the 6th January 2022. They have also officially revealed the reverse design: Paying tribute to Her Majesty’s record-breaking reign the elegant […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

The 4 words on all American coins that violate the First Amendment?

“In God We Trust” is the official motto of the United States. It first appeared on an American coin in 1864 and President Dwight Eisenhower approved a law in 1955 that required “In God We Trust” to appear on all American currency. But some groups in the US are objecting to its use, suggesting it […]