A Brief History of the Royal Mint: Pre-Decimal Coinage

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Click here for Part 1 Last time I gave a brief history of The Royal Mint in London,...

New Book Explores World of Leading Bullion Coins

By Metals Focus ......   On October 17, The Perth Mint, The Austrian Mint, The Royal Canadian Mint, The Rand Refinery, The Royal Mint and Metals...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 8, 2017: Hanging with Beatrix, Busted...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 8, 2017: Brain Food 1.) New Anti-Counterfeiting Technology: Dogs The first counterfeit-sniffing dog, Mike, went into the field in...

Royal Mint Unveils the Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

One of the World’s Best-Loved Monsters to Appear on UK Coins To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of one of the world’s favorite literary monsters, The...

Royal Mint Launches ‘Red Dragon of Wales’ Queen’s Beasts Bullion Coins

The ‘Red Dragon of Wales’ to feature on Royal Mint gold and silver bullion coins A dramatic interpretation of the heraldic ‘Red Dragon of Wales’...

World Coin News – New 10 Rupee Seychelles Coin Introduced

New Seychelles coin replaces 2016 issue that was susceptible to rust By Central Bank of Seychelles ......   The Central Bank of Seychelles is to introduce a new...

Royal Mint Says Possible Counterfeit of UK’s New £1 Coin Is...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, British media (especially the tabloids) began to report that a man had discovered a counterfeit version of...

2018 Platinum Britannia Bullion Coin Available for Pre-Order

APMEX, Inc., the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is pleased to announce the 2018 Platinum Britannia coin is now available for pre-order. The 2018 1 oz...

Royal Mint UK Releases Commemorative Gold, Silver Versions of New £1...

Heraldic designs, regional landmarks and cultural interpretations of the UK such as fish and chips and cups of tea were amongst over 6,000 entries...

The Royal Mint Reveals Design for Remembrance Day Alderney £5 Coin

Since 2012 The Royal Mint has struck a special Remembrance Day Alderney £5 Coin featuring the poppy – a widely recognized symbol of remembrance...

Royal Mint UK – Yale of Beaufort Next Coin in Queen’s...

The Royal Mint unleashes the mythical Yale of Beaufort as the sixth coin in The Queen’s Beasts collection. The Yale is one of 10...

United Kingdom 2015 Buckingham Palace £100 Silver Coin

Description: Buckingham Palace has become a cherished symbol for the people of the United Kingdom, both as a Royal residence and as a rallying point...

United Kingdom 2017 Sovereign 200th Anniversary Gold Bullion Coin

Description: The Royal Mint is marking the 200th anniversary of the modern gold Sovereign with the 2017 Sovereign Collection. One of the coins in this...

New World Coins – Unicorn of Scotland Available from Royal Mint...

The Royal Mint is to unleash the legendary Unicorn of Scotland onto a range of collectable coins celebrating the 10 ‘Queen’s Beasts’ of British...

Royal Mint Celebrates 40th Anniversary of The Snowman With 1st Full-Color...

The Royal Mint, together with Penguin Ventures (part of Penguin Random House) has today announced that it will be releasing a series of special...

Royal Mint Launches 2019 Lunar Year of the Pig Commemorative Coins

The launch of The Royal Mint’s lunar coin collection has become an eagerly anticipated annual event, with the Year of the Pig the latest...

United Kingdom’s Smallest and Largest Coins go on Trial in Ancient...

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...

World Coins – Landmarks of Britain Series Continues at APMEX with...

APMEX, Inc., an online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is pleased to announce the third release in The Royal Mint’s Landmarks of...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 16, 2018: Abraham Lincoln, the Lazaretto,...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 16, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Lincoln and the Banks Throughout his career, Lincoln would be guided by what...

Royal Mint Introduces ‘The Queen’s Beasts’ Gold, Silver Bullion Coins

The Queen's Beasts 2016 – The Lion - 1 oz Gold Bullion Coin The Royal Mint has expanded its world-respected bullion portfolio with the addition...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 19, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 19, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Defacing coins like a suffragette Have you ever tried to get into the mind of...

Royal Mint Celebrates Longest Reigning Monarch on Series of Precious Metal...

On Wednesday 9 September 2015, The Royal Mint will celebrate with the nation the moment when Her Majesty The Queen becomes the longest reigning...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 22, 2017: Nanotechnology, Coin Thievery, and...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 22, 2017: Brain Food 1.) The ATM at 50: How it’s changed consumer behavior The wide acceptance of the...

The Royal Mint introduces its 2014 Britannia Proof Collection

The 2014 Britannia Proof Collection… and the United Kingdom’s smallest coin The changing face of Britain as personified by the figure of Britannia is captured...

The Royal Mint Issues Coins to Mark 70th Birthday of Prince...

The Royal Mint today revealed the new coin design that will commemorate the latest celebration for the Royal Family in 2018: the seventieth birthday...

The Royal Mint Issues Its 2017 Remembrance Day Coin

A member of The Royal Mint Coin Graphic Design Team has taken inspiration from the renowned poem “In Flanders Fields” as the foundation of...

Win 500 Ounces of Silver in APMEX & Royal Mint Britannia...

Enter for your chance to win a sealed Monster Box containing 500 of The Royal Mint’s 2016 1 oz Silver Britannia bullion coins In continued...

Royal Mint Releases Precious Metal Editions of Battle of Waterloo 2015...

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

Monster of a Coin – Royal Mint Frankenstein £2 Coin Unveiled

The Halloween season is upon us, is this really a shocking development? The Royal Mint is celebrating the 200th anniversary since the publication of Mary...

Fifth Queen’s Beast From Royal Mint Available for Pre-Order

APMEX, Inc. is excited to introduce the latest release in The Royal Mint’s Queen’s Beasts series, which has seen continued popularity since its initial...