UK’s FIRST Royal 50p DESIGN REVEALED

Earlier this month, an announcement by Royal Proclamation confirmed that a 50p coin will be used to celebrate Her Majesty’s historic Platinum Jubilee. Today, the reverse design has been officially revealed by The Royal Mint: Paying tribute to Her Majesty’s record-breaking reign the elegant design features the number ‘70’ in reference to the number of years […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]