The Royal Mint has launched three special coins for Christmas 2017, in celebration of Yuletide traditions.
The Christmas Tree 2017 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin, designed by print maker Edwina Ellis, captures the excitement of the festive season.
The Royal Mint is supporting an age old British Christmas tradition by encouraging families to stir The Christmas Silver Six Pence 2017 UK BU Coin into their Christmas pudding for good fortune. The coin is struck in silver, with an obverse design by artist and sculptor John Bergdahl.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit 2017 UK 50P Gold Edition Gift Set: The Royal Mint has created a book and 50p coin presentation set featuring a book with an original cover designed exclusively for this set. The coin features a well-known image of Peter Rabbit, and is finished to Proof standard.
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About The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint has an unbroken history of minting British coinage dating back over 1,000 years. By the late 13 century the organisation was based in the Tower of London, and remained there for over 500 years. By 1812 The Royal Mint had moved out of the Tower to premises on London’s Tower Hill. In 1967 the building of a new Royal Mint began on its current site in South Wales, UK.
While The Mint’s finest traditions are always respected, it continually innovates in order to stay at the forefront of world minting, embracing the latest production techniques and technology in order to offer excellence to our clients across the globe. By underpinning our proud heritage with a highly progressive outlook, The Mint produces coins that remain a byword for trust and reliability the world over.
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