Category Archives: Coins

The Story Behind the new Longest Reigning Monarch £5 Coin

This week a new £5 coin will be issued to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming our longest reigning monarch on 9th September. One of the very first coins has been issued by Jersey and I’ve been given exclusive access to go behind-the-scenes for … Continue reading

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The talk of the 2015 World’s Fair of Money…

At this year’s American Numismatic Association World Money Fair in Chicago there is one coin everyone is talking about – the world’s first maple leaf-shaped coin. Struck by The Royal Canadian Mint for Modern Numismatics International, this impressive Fine Silver … Continue reading

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Nine Kings in one room, nine great European currencies…

In 1910, one of the largest gatherings of European royalty took place for the funeral of King Edward VII – the ‘Uncle’ of Europe. The nine Heads of State who were famously photographed in Windsor Castle also represented nine of … Continue reading

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