Tag Archives: The Royal Mint

New Peter Rabbit coin breaks the internet – Silver Proof 50p sells out in HOURS

Britain showed itself as a nation of nostalgic coin lovers as the release of the new Peter Rabbit Silver Proof 50p brought the numismatic net to a standstill. At one point The Royal Mint had over 50,000 people in a queue … Continue reading

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Revealed: The Royal Mint UK commemorative coin designs for 2017

Each year, The Royal Mint marks important British anniversaries, events or accomplishments on our coins and today we are pleased to reveal UK’s new coin designs for 2017. Scroll down and I’m sure you’ll agree 2017 is set to be another significant … Continue reading

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200 years of the Sovereign. Part VI: The UK’s Premier Gold Coin

2017 sees the Gold Sovereign’s bicentenary, and to mark the occasion a special one-year-only design has been unveiled, recreating Pistrucci’s original 1817 engraving. It’s a truly fitting tribute and acknowledges the rich history of the coin which I’ve been exploring … Continue reading

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