Category Archives: Coins

Top 5 – Britain’s Most Infamous Coins

British coinage has had its fair share of controversy over the years, but there are 5 coins that really stand out – each with a fascinating story behind them… 1. 1247–1272 Henry III Long Cross Penny The Clipped Coin   The … Continue reading

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The 50th anniversary of the most reproduced image in the world

50 years ago in 1964 Her Majesty the Queen approved a new portrait for her coinage, and set in motion a chain of events that led to the creation of the most reproduced image in the world. The portrait in … Continue reading

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Royal Mint announces new coin themes for 2015

2015 is set to be something of a momentous year for coin collectors, with five significant anniversaries to be commemorated next year. They are: £2 – The 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta 2015 marks 800 years since the signing of … Continue reading

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