The Coin Analyst’s Guide to Post-Holiday Gifts for Modern World Coin Collectors

The Coin Analyst’s Guide to Post-Holiday Gifts for Modern World Coin Collectors

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   It’s that time of the year again – time to look back on some highlights from the dizzying...
Fourth Coin in British Monarchs Series: Edward VII

Fourth Coin in British Monarchs Series: Edward VII

The Royal Mint, one of the oldest continuously operating mints in the world, has struck coins for every British monarch for the last millennium,...
Royal Mint Begins Circulating 1st Coins With Charles III Effigy

Royal Mint Begins Circulating 1st Coins With Charles III Effigy

The King’s portrait will first appear on the 50 pence coins, with the reverse commemorating the life and legacy of Her Late Majesty...
Royal Mint Celebrates 60 Years of The Rolling Stones

Royal Mint Celebrates 60 Years of The Rolling Stones

The £5 coin design features the band name in their classic 1973 font. The reverse of The Rolling Stones coin was designed by...
Royal Mint Launches Collectable £2 to Celebrate 25 Years of the Bi-Metallic Coin

Royal Mint Launches Collectable £2 to Celebrate 25 Years of the Bi-Metallic Coin

The Royal Mint celebrates 25 years of the bimetallic £2 coin with a special collectable version. The 2022 dated collectable coin features the...
Coins of the British Palestinian Mandate

Coins of the British Palestinian Mandate

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   A great wellspring of revolution, the First World War upended the Middle East and totally eroded Ottoman control in...
Royal Mint Releases 50 Years of UK Pride 50p Into Circulation

Royal Mint Releases 50 Years of UK Pride 50p Into Circulation

Five million 50ps marking the 50th anniversary of Pride UK will enter circulation via 2,000 UK Post Offices The Pride 50p is set...
Royal Mint Produces 1st Circulating Coins With King Charles III

Royal Mint Produces 1st Circulating Coins With King Charles III

The Royal Mint has started manufacturing the first circulating coins featuring the portrait of King Charles III, representing the biggest change to UK...
NGC Introduces King Charles III Special Label

NGC Introduces King Charles III Special Label

As a new era commences for the English monarchy, The Royal Mint is releasing memorial coins featuring the late Queen and, for the first...
Heroes and Villains on Circulating Coins and Banknotes

Heroes and Villains on Circulating Coins and Banknotes

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II (r. 1952–2022) and the elevation of King Charles III...
Royal Mint Unveils Last Collector Coin Featuring Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Mint Unveils Last Collector Coin Featuring Queen Elizabeth II

A collectible 50p coin celebrating “100 Years of Our BBC” has been unveiled by The Royal Mint   The Royal Mint has unveiled the design of...
Royal Mint Unveils Official Coin Effigy of King Charles III

Royal Mint Unveils Official Coin Effigy of King Charles III

The Royal Mint has unveiled the official coin effigy of His Majesty King Charles III. The first coins to bear The King’s portrait are...
A Brief History of Decimalization Day in the UK

A Brief History of Decimalization Day in the UK

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... Seemingly, a 20-second conversation was all it took to undo over 1,000 years of British numismatic tradition. In 1966,...
Royal Mint Confirms King Charles III Coins Will Enter Circulation

Royal Mint Confirms King Charles III Coins Will Enter Circulation

The Royal Mint, the official maker of coins for the United Kingdom, has confirmed that coins featuring the portrait of His Majesty King Charles...
Be Wary of King Charles III “Pretender” Coins Cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

Be Wary of King Charles III “Pretender” Coins Cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

New coins depicting King Charles III are expected to be popular with the public and collectors when The Royal Mint strikes and distributes them,...
The Copper Coinage of George III

The Copper Coinage of George III

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Commonly known as the "Mad King" who lost the American colonies, George III was, for most of his reign,...
Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters... Really!

Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters… Really!

By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Contemporary scholarship has introduced a number of new mysteries regarding history's most famous "natural philosopher" (i.e. scientist), Sir Isaac...
Royal Mint Unveils Final Coin in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Collection

Royal Mint Unveils Final Coin in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Collection

The Royal Mint has completed its popular Winnie the Pooh and Friends coin collection, inspired by Disney, with the launch of a collectable 50...
Sign up for Royal Mint Unveiling of 25th Anniversary Harry Potter Coin

Sign up for Royal Mint Unveiling of 25th Anniversary Harry Potter Coin

The Royal Mint is thrilled to announce that we will be releasing a new collection of UK coins celebrating 25 years since the publication...
Royal Mint Celebrates Alexander Graham Bell With New £2 Coin

Royal Mint Celebrates Alexander Graham Bell With New £2 Coin

The Royal Mint celebrates the life and work of Alexander Graham Bell on a collectible £2 coin The collectible £2 coin features as...
Third Coin in British Monarchs Series: George I

Third Coin in British Monarchs Series: George I

The Royal Mint, one of the oldest continuously operating mints in the world, has struck coins for every British monarch for the last millennium,...
Royal Mint Celebrates Alan Turing on Collectable 50p Coin

Royal Mint Celebrates Alan Turing on Collectable 50p Coin

The Royal Mint has launched a collectable 50p to celebrate the life and work of Alan Turing for the first time on official UK...
New Royal Mint Coins Feature Queen’s Signature - 1st Time on UK Coinage

New Royal Mint Coins Feature Queen’s Signature – 1st Time on UK Coinage

The Royal Mint has revealed a special collection of coins to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s reign Each design in the collection is...
NGC Now Grading London City View Coins

NGC Now Grading London City View Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is now receiving submissions of The Royal Mint's City View Coinage, which debuts with the City of London. Sovereign Rarities and Numismatica Genevensis...
The Royal Mint Marks 50 Years of Pride UK With First LGBTQ+ Coin

The Royal Mint Marks 50 Years of Pride UK With First LGBTQ+ Coin

The Royal Mint has revealed a commemorative 50p celebrating the 50th anniversary of Pride UK. This coin marks the first time Britain’s LGBTQ+ community...
Tudor Beasts Appear on New Royal Mint Coin Series

Tudor Beasts Appear on New Royal Mint Coin Series

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   From 2016 to 2021, the Royal Mint – one of the most respected world mints with a history spanning over...
The East India Company and Its Coins

The East India Company and Its Coins

The East India Company's classic coins included Gold Mohur, Silver Rupiya, Pagoda, Anna, Fanams and Cash Four centuries ago ships set sail in search of...
Very Rare NGC-Certified Henry VII Gold Sovereign in Taisei Auction

Very Rare NGC-Certified Henry VII Gold Sovereign in Taisei Auction

An extremely rare Type 2 Henry VII Sovereign hand-struck in gold more than 500 years ago and now certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
Second Coin in the British Monarchs Series: James I and VI of Scotland

Second Coin in the British Monarchs Series: James I and VI of Scotland

The Royal Mint, one of the oldest continuously operating mints in the world, has struck coins for every British monarch for the last millennium,...
Royal Mint Sends Its Largest Coins Ever to 700-Year-Old Trial of the Pyx

Royal Mint Sends Its Largest Coins Ever to 700-Year-Old Trial of the Pyx

The Queen’s Beasts 10kg gold coin is one of the coins being sent to the Trial of the Pyx, an annual legal process...