My top 5 Platinum Jubilee recommendations

The Platinum Jubilee has been the collecting event of our lifetimes. With sell-outs abound there have been some fantastic releases. Hand on my heart, there are many more than five Platinum Jubilee commemoratives that I think deserve to be in the most exclusive collections but today I have challenged myself to limit my recommendations down […]

The largest coin ever produced by The Royal Mint

This year I’ve seen a huge range of coins issued to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, but I’ve never seen anything like this… In fact, there’s not been anything like this before in The Royal Mint’s 1,100-year history. Earlier today, The Royal Mint unveiled the largest coin it has ever produced. The gold coin, with a […]

The Platinum Jubilee – The top 5 sell-outs

If the last couple of months have taught us anything it’s that Platinum Jubilee issues are amongst the fastest-selling we have ever seen. But what have been the stand-out issues and what made them sell out so fast? Here we identify the top 5 sell-outs so far. The Top 5 Sell-outs 1. The 2022 UK […]

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 […]

Unveiled today: UK’s 2022 coin designs

The Royal Mint has just revealed the designs for the UK’s new commemorative coins for 2022. Marking the year’s memorable events and anniversaries, here are the new themes and designs unveiled today: The Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen £5 The first in British history, Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee is set to be a once […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]