Tag Archives: Diamond Jubilee

The history of Her Majesty’s Jubilee crown coins…

This year Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Sapphire Jubilee – the first ever British monarch in history to do so. To mark the occasion, a brand new British Isles £5 Proof coin has been issued  featuring a sparkling sapphire crystal as … Continue reading

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Antarctica issues new Queen Elizabeth Land Stamps – just in the nick of time!

When William Hague announced that part of British Antarctica would be renamed ‘Queen Elizabeth Land’ in honour of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, little did he know it would be the start of a race against time for one of the world’s … Continue reading

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A UK First for the 5oz Silver Proof Diamond Jubilee Coin

Just months after its release, the 5oz Silver Coin issued by The Royal Mint to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has officially sold out. It will now join an impressive list of sell-out coins from around the world struck in … Continue reading

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