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...
Royal Mint Unveils Unique Commemorative 50p for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Royal Mint Unveils Unique Commemorative 50p for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Royal Mint has unveiled the design of a new commemorative 50p to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, which is the...
Royal Mint to Turn Phones Into Gold With First Sustainable Precious Metal Technology

Royal Mint to Turn Phones Into Gold With First Sustainable Precious Metal Technology

Pioneering new technology will enable The Royal Mint to recover precious metals from discarded electronic devices such as mobile phones and laptops Provides...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own...

Royal Canadian Mint, Britain’s Royal Mint Team up to Celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 95th Birthday

Canadians and well-wishers across the United Kingdom can celebrate the 95th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a special coin set featuring...
Royal Mint Adds Another Icon to British Music Legends Series With David Bowie

Royal Mint Adds Another Icon to British Music Legends Series With David Bowie

To say that David Bowie was an icon of music is putting it mildly. The innovative rocker who was born David Robert Jones in...

The Coin Analyst: From Una and the Lion to the Three Graces – Classic...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The February 22 launch and instant sell-out of The Royal Mint’s Three Graces silver and gold coins underscores...

Royal Mint Commemorates 100 Years of the Unknown Warrior With Remembrance Day Coin

As the original maker of UK coins, The Royal Mint has marked milestone moments in history for over a thousand years. Now it has...

Royal Mint UK to Host Coin Collector Services Webinar

Webinar Set to Launch the Mint's ‘Collect Week’   To launch ‘Collect Week’, The Royal Mint will host its very first Collector Services webinar, taking place...

United States Mint Announces Mayflower 400th Anniversary Program Products

The United States Mint today announced the Mayflower 400th Anniversary products it will offer, including some in collaboration with The Royal Mint (UK). The...

The Coin Analyst: Coin Designer Chris Costello Documents History and Culture With Numismatic Art

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Chris Costello is a Boston-based artist, graphic designer, illustrator and typographer, and an award-winning coin designer who is...

Royal Mint Partners With NGC to Offer Certified Coins

The Royal Mint, the official mint of the United Kingdom, has partnered with Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the world's largest third-party coin grading service. For...
100 years of Agatha Christie - The Royal Mint UK

Royal Mint Celebrates ‘100 Years of Mystery’ With New Commemorative £2 Coin

The Royal Mint celebrates ‘100 years of Mystery’ in recognition of Dame Agatha Christie’s vast body of work with a commemorative £2 coin. ...

US Mint, Royal Mint Collaborate on Mayflower Anniversary Coins, Medals

* * * The United States Mint and The Royal Mint (United Kingdom) have collaborated to create two limited-edition sets marking the 400th anniversary of...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Royal Mint Plaster for Great Britain 1983 One...

Official Royal Mint Plaster for the Great Britain 1983 One Pound Official Adopted Design by Eric Sewell (Former Chief Engraver of the Royal Mint) Approved by Queen...

World Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1928 South African Gold Sovereign

Counterfeit 1928 South Africa Gold Sovereign By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A group of four 1928 South African Sovereigns was recently submitted to NGC all...

From the Book Stacks: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   100 Greatest Modern World Coins By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker; Foreword by Donald Scarinci.   Whitman Publishing LLC, 160 pages,...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Great Britain Guinea/Sovereign Pattern in Copper

Recently Surfaced After 200 Years   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... W&R-182 Copper NGC MS62BN Although this unique pattern Guinea/Sovereign is listed in the...

British Rarities Rank Among the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By Dennis Tucker for Whitman Publishing ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced in April 2020 that its London affiliate, NGC UK, has certified a 1952...

NGC Certifies Unique 1952 Great Britain Penny

In Great Britain, the year 1952 saw a change of monarch, the first home-use microwave oven and the Great Smog of London, but nothing...

UK Music Legends Queen to be Celebrated on Royal Mint Coin

The commemorative coin, which marks the first of The Royal Mint’s ‘Music Legends’ collection, is available in Gold Proof, Silver Proof, and Brilliant Uncirculated   The...

NGC Certifies Extremely Rare 1819 British Sovereign for Royal Mint

The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom entrusted Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) to certify an example of one of the greatest rarities of British...

Golden Giveaways Mark Five Years of The Royal Mint Precious Metals Platform

The Royal Mint Precious Metals Platform by Nicola Howell, Director of Precious Metals at The Royal Mint commented: “We are delighted to celebrate five years...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – NGC Certifies Unique Great Britain Lead Die Trial

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known 1911 Great Britain 5 Pound Die Trial. It was struck on March...

Royal Mint Month Sweepstakes Monster Box of 2020 Silver Britannia Coins

The Royal Mint Month Sweepstakes To celebrate the long history of The Royal Mint, APMEX is giving one lucky winner a 500-coin Monster Box of 2020...

Spink to Auction Edward VIII Pattern Coin

Spink is delighted to announce the forthcoming sale of an excessively rare Edward VIII Pattern Penny at its London auction house on Tuesday, September...