Royal Mint Reveals Design for Princess Charlotte’s Christening Coin

The Royal Mint has revealed the design of the £5 coin that celebrates the christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, following approval from The...

Royal Mint Celebrates Princess Charlotte Christening with Gold and Silver Coins

Following the recent announcement of the arrangements for the christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, the royal household has agreed that The Royal Mint...

Two Rare Mysteries from Colonial India at July 15 Spink Coins Auction

On July 15, 2015, the Spink London sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals will be showcasing some exceptional lots from...

The Magna Carta 800th Anniversary 2015 UK £2 Coin

Following the issue by The Royal Mint of the only official United Kingdom coin to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the...
The Royal Mint Getaway Sweepstakes by Apmex

Rule Britannia: The Great London Getaway

APMEX offers the chance to win a trip to London and a VIP tour of the Royal Mint. APMEX, Inc. announced today that they are...

The Royal Mint Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Salvation Army with Silver £5 Coin

The Royal Mint is to issue a special £5 coin honouring 150 years of The Salvation Army - the organisation started in 1865 by...

Royal Mint UK Honors WWI Nurse Edith Cavell on £5 Coin

By The Royal Mint....   As the world continues to remember the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, The Royal Mint has chosen...

Royal Mint Releases Precious Metal Editions of Battle of Waterloo 2015 UK £5 Coin

The Royal Mint is to commemorate one of the most decisive battles in history with precious metal editions of The 200th Anniversary of the...

Spink Sees Outstanding Auction Results from Slaney Collection Of English Coins, Part 2

Record-breaking results from The Slaney Collection of English Coins – Part 2 , sold on May 14, 2015 A sale as long-awaited as this one...

The Friedrich Popken and Ernst Otto Horn Collections at Künker Auctions

The Popken and Horn collections are just two of the many highlights of the 2015 Künker Summer Sale. The almost 4,000 lots, their estimates...

Royal Mint Unveils New Coin for Princess Charlotte of Cambridge – Video: 2:06.

On Sunday, the Royal Mint in London announced the release of a two-coin commemoration to celebrate the birth of Her Royal Highness, Princess Charlotte...

The Royal Mint Reveals Design of Official United Kingdom Coin Commemorating New Royal Birth

  The Royal Mint has revealed the design of the only official United Kingdom £5 coin to be struck to commemorate the safe arrival of...

David T. Alexander: Ships on World Coins!

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   With their natural grace and implied motion, Ships are among the most beautiful elements in the coin designs...
Queen Elizabeth I English penny

Second Half Of Slaney Collection of English Coins Finally Coming to Auction

Spink sold the first half of the Slaney Collection of English coins in May 2003. The sale was a great success, many records were...

Celebrating St. George – Symbolic Saint of England and the Gold Sovereign Coin

St. George’s Day – 23 April 2015 The dramatic depiction of St. George conquering the dragon is an image that has long been associated with...

Designer of Queen’s Fifth Portrait Kicks off Circulating Coin Production

The designer of the fifth definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen has kicked off production of the new 2015 circulating coins that...

Royal Mint Commemorates End of WWII with £5 VE Day Platinum Proof Coin

By The Royal Mint.... The Royal Mint has issued a limited-edition Alderney £5 VE Day Platinum Proof coin to commemorate 70 years since the moment...

Royal Mint and P&O Cruises Commemorate Launch of Two Iconic Britannias

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint and P&O Cruises have commemorated the launch of two iconic ‘Britannias’ in 2015 – a new United Kingdom...

The Royal Mint to Gift Silver Pennies to Babies Born on the Same Day...

To celebrate the arrival of the new addition to the Royal Family, The Royal Mint is to gift 2,015 babies born on the same...

ROYAL ARMS REVISITED: National Symbol Redesigned on 2015 United Kingdom £1 Coin

The Royal Mint has issued a new £1 coin for 2015 portraying Timothy Noad’s contemporary reworking of the Royal Arms, in a heraldic celebration...
LOT 3141 Ernst II., 1844-1893. 20 Mark 1872. J. 270.

Künker March Coin Auctions Sees Nearly $10.5 Million in Sales

9.6 million euros was the total hammer price of Künker’s March sale. That result exceeded the estimate by about 50%. It goes without...

Britannia Returns as United Kingdom Circulating Coin

By The Royal Mint....   The Royal Mint revealed that the iconic figure of Britannia will return to the United Kingdom’s circulating coins this year alongside...

Teenager’s 12-Sided Design to be Used For New £1 Coin

A teenager’s design is set to line millions of pockets and purses across the UK within the next 2 years after the winner of...

Medieval Coins – Hoard of Viking and Saxon Coins Sold by Spink on...

This remarkable hoard of 65 medieval coins and four ingots is a fascinating insight into the power struggles of the northern Danelaw and King...

Royal Mint UK Releases Fifth Portrait First Edition and ‘First and Last’ Edition Coin...

By The Royal Mint....   Following the unveiling of the new coinage portrait of Her Majesty the Queen, The Royal Mint has released the definitive fifth...

Dix Noonan Webb Coin Auction Tops £635,000 – Rare 1910 George V Pattern Crown...

A rare 1910 George V Pattern Crown designed by A.G. Wyon topped the Feb. 11 Dix Noonan Webb auction of coins, tokens and historical...

The Royal Mint Issues Gold Coin to Celebrate Lunar Year of the Sheep

As part of the celebrations for Chinese New Year, The Royal Mint has created a new design to mark the Lunar Year of the...

Newly discovered Anglo-Saxon Treasure Coins on Display at The British Museum

The British Museum has put on display the largest Anglo-Saxon coin hoard discovered since the implementation of the United Kingdom's Treasure Act of 1996....

The Royal Mint commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the First World War with the...

The Royal Mint’s programme of commemoration marking the centenary of the First World War continues with a £2 coin that honours the Royal Navy....

United Kingdom’s Smallest and Largest Coins go on Trial in Ancient Quality Assurance Ceremony

Today, both the smallest and the largest UK coins ever minted at The Royal Mint are among 70,000 coins on trial at the Trial...