Tag Archives: UK Coins

Why you have just days to secure the new 2018 Gold Proof Sovereign

The new 2018 Proof Sovereign has been released today, but you may only have days to own one. Let me tell you why… We’re in the golden age of the Proof Sovereign. In 2017, the UK Proof Sovereign, issued to mark … Continue reading

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The remarkable story of when a British 2 pence weighed the same as a Mars Bar…

Today I’d like to tell you the story behind my all-time favourite British coins – the Cartwheel Pennies. Not only are they the heaviest and largest coins ever issued for circulation, they were also issued for ONE-YEAR-ONLY. Here’s the story… Throughout the 18th … Continue reading

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Royal Mint confirms lowest ever edition limit for new Piedfort release

The Royal Mint has confirmed the release of the LOWEST EVER edition limit for a Silver Proof Piedfort £5 Coin. This release marks HRH the Duke of Edinburgh’s record-breaking 70 years of service to Her Majesty the Queen and the United Kingdom and comes … Continue reading

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