70th Anniversary of VE Day coin launched

Today is the 70th Anniversary of VE Day. It is a very special day, but yet the Royal Mint decided against issuing a UK coin to mark the occasion. However, the Government of Guernsey is marking the occasion with a £5 Silver Proof Coin. Good news for those collectors who wish to own a 70th […]

DateStamp™ Sovereign Sell-out

Earlier this year it was announced that the Queen’s portrait for our coinage was to change, which prompted huge demand amongst collectors for coins featuring the Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS portrait.  One of the most sought after issued was the 1st January DateStamp™ Sovereign  – which was already selling well and was over 75% allocated in December, long […]

Why the Gold Sovereign will never be the same again

The Royal Mint chose the release of the 2015 Gold Sovereign to announce another piece of news that means the Gold Sovereign will never be the same again after 2015. In a move that is presumably designed to mark Her Majesty the Queen becoming the nation’s longest reigning monarch in September 2015, the Royal Mint […]