Royal Jubilees – the pinnacle of collecting events

Royal Jubilees are big business. Whether it’s with street parties or commemorative coins, the nation (and beyond) always marks them in quite some style. Thanks to Her Majesty’s record-breaking reign, we have been treated to a larger number of Jubilees than one might expect, with each one more remarkable than the last. Her next Jubilee […]

Dissecting a Design: The coin we should think of when watching Christmas TV…

Have you worked out your Christmas TV schedule yet? Is there a Bond movie on? Maybe you’ll just be tuning in to the Boxing Day football. None of it would have been possible without John Logie Baird. The Royal Mint issued a coin celebrating his life and achievements this year and it featured an exceptional […]

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 […]

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. […]