25 Apr 2013
The Royal Mint's 1oz Silver Britannia 'Year of the Snake' coin produced for A-mark
No story evokes the magic of a Victorian Christmas better than ‘A Christmas Carol’. Probably the best-known of Charles Dickens’ works, this well-loved tale with money and coins as a central theme carries a joyous message.
Classic coin wedding traditions - Used to symbolise prosperity, love and unity, coins have a long standing history within many wedding traditions across the world.
Christmas is a time for giving, so it’s not surprising that the connection between coins and Christmas has a very long history. This Christmas The Royal Mint is proud to offer both a traditional Silver Sixpence, and a lucky Silver Penny.