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2017

The Royal Mint celebrates the contribution of Prince Philip to public life

The Royal Mint celebrates the contribution of Prince Philip to public life

10 Jul 2017 - The Royal Mint is to launch a special commemorative coin to celebrate the contribution to...

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Royal Mint bullion achieves Shari’ah Standard on Gold compliance

Royal Mint bullion achieves Shari’ah Standard on Gold compliance

11 May 2017 - The Royal Mint has become the first mint worldwide to achieve compliance with...

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AlphaPoint and BitGo confirmed as technology partners for RMG

AlphaPoint and BitGo confirmed as technology partners for RMG

12 Apr 2017 - The Royal Mint and CME Group have announced AlphaPoint and BitGo as the technology partners...

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The Royal Mint reveals the new £1 coin’s design journey

06 Mar 2017 - Heraldic designs, regional landmarks and cultural interpretations of the UK such as...

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The new £1 coin and the United Kingdom’s largest coin

01 Feb 2017 Today (30 January), samples of some of the thousands of coins produced by The Royal Mint over...

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The Royal Mint marks the Sapphire Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen

01 Feb 2017 - The Royal Mint is to commemorate the Sapphire Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen’s accession...

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The Royal Mint – Annual sets 2017, Precious Metal and Base Metal

01 Jan 2017 - The Royal Mint reflects the pioneering spirit of Britain with new UK coin designs you will find...

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The Royal Mint and World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC)

15 Dec 2016 - London, 15 December 2016: The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) and The Royal Mint...

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The Royal Mint and CME Group to Launch Royal Mint Gold

29 Nov 2016 - The Royal Mint, the world's leading export mint, and CME Group, the world's leading and most...

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Remembrance day coin

10 Nov 2016 - A Royal Mint Coin Designer has taken inspiration from the wreath that lies at the...

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Celebrating 200 years of the Pistrucci Sovereign

31 Oct 2016 - The Royal Mint has launched The Sovereign 2017 collection to mark the 200th anniversary...

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The Royal Mint Experience

24 Oct 2016 - The Royal Mint’s family-friendly visitor attraction, The Royal Mint Experience...

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Celebrating William Shakespeare

17 Oct 2016 - At over 1,000 years old, and Britain’s oldest manufacturer, The Royal Mint must be one of...

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Battle of Hastings

11 Oct 2016 - The Battle of Hastings 1066 – it’s when William the Conqueror beat King Harold to change...

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The Royal Mint reveals the design for

19 Sep 2016 - Since 2012 The Royal Mint has struck a special Remembrance Day Alderney £5 Coin featuring...

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The Royal Mint launches

16 Sep 2016 - The launch of The Royal Mint’s lunar coin collection has become an eagerly anticipated event...

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The Royal Mint’s Great Fire of London £2 coin

22 Aug 2016 - The Royal Mint has teamed up with brave firefighters from the City of London’s...

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Royal Mint Engravers capture ‘watercolour’ coin portraits

18 Aug 2016 - Two Royal Mint Engravers have teamed up to capture watercolour-style portraits of...

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Royal Mint employees fundraise nearly £45,000

15 Aug 2016 - Team-spirited staff from The Royal Mint in Llantrisant have raised nearly £45,000...

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The Royal Mint issues

05 Aug 2016 - The Royal Mint is to release a strictly limited edition of 500 Five-Sovereign Piece 2016...

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A golden year for Britain’s oldest manufacturer, as annual results reveal a silver lining

26 Jul 2016 The Royal Mint Limited has announced its annual results for 2015-2016, reflecting the...

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Bobby Moore’s school strikes the pose -

21 Jul 2016 - The Royal Mint has been working with children from the school attended by footballing...

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Britannia, The Changing Face Of Britain

14 Jul 2016 - The Royal Mint has launched its perennial classic for 2016, The Britannia Proof Coin Collection.

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Seven year-old designs

07 Jul 2016 - The Queen’s 90th birthday year is likely to be more memorable than most for...

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The Royal Mint announces Welsh Dragon Silver £20 coin

02 Jul 2016 - The Royal Mint has struck a commemorative fine silver £20 coin featuring the Welsh dragon...

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The Royal Mint strikes The Battle of the Somme Silver £5 Coin

28 Jun 2016 - One hundred years on from The Battle of the Somme, The Royal Mint is to commemorate...

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The Royal Mint celebrates Her Majesty

10 Jun 2016 - As the nation prepares to celebrate The Queen’s official 90th birthday, The Royal Mint will...

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Royal Mint gold bullion now available

08 Jun 2016 - The Royal Mint has revealed the next stage in its expansion as a world class bullion supplier...

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The Royal Mint celebrates Her Majesty The Queen’s

03 Apr 2016 - As the nation prepares to celebrate another landmark for the royal family, The Royal Mint has...

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The Royal Mint introduces

29 Mar 2016 - The Royal Mint has expanded its world-respected bullion portfolio with the addition of...

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The Royal Mint strikes Maundy Money

21 Mar 2016 - The Royal Mint has been busy striking a special set of coins for Her Majesty The Queen...

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Peter Rabbit Hops Onto UK Currency

29 Feb 2016 - The Royal Mint has today announced four new additions to its Beatrix Potter range.

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The Royal Mint’s Queen’s 90th birthday medal competition

25 Feb 2016 - The Royal Mint is looking for young designers across South Wales to enter a competition...

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The Royal Mint celebrates the Lunar Year of the Monkey

08 Feb 2016 - The Royal Mint has released a range of commemorative coins featuring the playful...

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The Royal Mint continues The Shēngxiào Collection with coins celebrating the Lunar Year of the Monkey

05 Feb 2016 - The Royal Mint has released a range of commemorative coins featuring the playful...

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Beatrix Potter

04 Jan 2016 - The Royal Mint has launched a limited edition 2016 commemorative 50p coin series...

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Beatrix Potter, the Bard and the Battle of Hastings in your pocket

01 Jan 2016 - What have Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter, The Army and the Great Fire of London got...

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The Royal Mint adds the first £50 coin to its popular silver commemorative coin series

30 Nov 2015 - The Royal Mint has announced that it is to launch the UK’s first £50 coin in its popular silver...

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The Sovereign 2016

02 Nov 2015 - The Royal Mint has launched the latest collection of its world renowned flagship coin...

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The Royal Mint Britannia bullion range 2016

01 Nov 2015 - The Royal Mint has launched its Britannia 2016 999.9 fine gold and 999 fine silver...

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The Royal Mint reveals coin designs for 2016

30 Oct 2015 - The Royal Mint has released its Annual Sets for 2016, revealing some exciting new designs for

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600 years after the Battle of Agincourt

23 Oct 2015 - Under a sky that was said to have grown ‘dark with arrows’, the Battle of Agincourt took...

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Gold Kilo Bar to mark a year of online bullion from The Royal Mint

06 Oct 2015 - Marking the anniversary of a successful first year for the Bullion trading website...

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The Shēngxiào Collection with coins celebrating the Lunar Year of the Monkey

10 Sep 2015 - The Royal Mint has revealed its design for the Lunar Year of the Monkey - an eagerly...

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The Royal Mint celebrates with the nation as Her Majesty The Queen becomes the longest reigning monarch

01 Sep 2015 - On Wednesday 9 September 2015, The Royal Mint will celebrate with the nation...

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Looking back in time to wartime Britain - The Royal Mint’s Centenary Sovereign Set

03 Aug 2015 - The Royal Mint has paired The 1915 Sovereign with The Sovereign 2015, struck a...

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The Royal Mint’s pre-decimal coin set – nostalgia for a coin called ‘bob

03 Aug 2015 The Royal Mint is to conjure up memories of a time when pockets across Britain held coins with...

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The Royal Mint celebrates with a snapshot of Britain’s best-known palace

03 Aug 2015 - Royal Mint is to issue its second limited edition £100 for £100 commemorative coin – available at...

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100th Anniversary of the First World War 2015 UK Five-Ounce Coin

29 Jul 2015 - The Royal Mint’s five-year programme of First World War commemorations continues with...

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Britannia the changing face of Britain

28 Jul 2015 - The Royal Mint has launched its new Britannia 2015 Proof Coin Collection in fine gold...

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The Royal Mint Limited announces positive results for 2014-15

24 Jul 2015 - The Royal Mint Limited has today announced its annual results for 2014-2015, reflecting the...

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Prince George of Cambridge two years on

15 Jul 2015 - The Royal Mint has struck a special edition United Kingdom 925 sterling silver...

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The Royal Mint reveals design of Princess Charlotte’s christening coin

01 Jul 2015 - The Royal Mint has revealed the design of the £5 coin that celebrates the...

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The Royal Mint celebrates Princess Charlotte’s christening

19 Jun 2015 - Following the recent announcement of the arrangements for the christening of...

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The Royal Mint marks 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo

08 Jun 2015 - The Royal Mint has marked 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo with the...

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GOING FOR GOLD - The Royal Mint unveils Signature Gold

02 Jun 2015 - The Royal Mint today launched Signature Gold, a brand new addition to its bullion trading service.

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The Salvation Army

02 Jun 2015 - The Royal Mint is to issue a special £5 coin honouring 150 years of The Salvation Army...

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The Magna Carta 800th Anniversary 2015 UK £2 Coin

01 Jun 2015 - Following the issue by The Royal Mint of the only official United Kingdom coin...

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The Royal Mint honours Edith Cavell

27 May 2015 - As the world continues to remember the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War...

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The Battle of Waterloo 2015 UK £5 – precious metal

08 May 2015 - The Royal Mint is to commemorate one of the most decisive battles in history with...

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The Royal Mint commemorates anniversary of the end of World War II

21 Apr 2015 - The Royal Mint has issued a limited edition Alderney £5 Platinum Proof coin to...

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The new 2015 circulating coins

17 Apr 2015 - The designer of the fifth definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen has...

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The Royal Mint and P&O cruises commemorate

13 Apr 2015 - The Royal Mint and P&O Cruises have commemorated the launch of two...

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Gold fractional coins complete

10 Apr 2015 - The Royal Mint’s 2015-dated Britannia fractional bullion coins will be joining the...

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Silver pennies to babies born on the same day as the new Royal baby

09 Apr 2015 To celebrate the arrival of the new addition to the Royal Family, The Royal Mint is to...

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The Royal Arms revisited

01 Apr 2015 - The Royal Mint has issued a new £1 coin for 2015 portraying Timothy Noad’s contemporary...

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The Royal Mint sponsors EWE-Nique art trail in London

27 Mar 2015 - The Royal Mint has announced that it is one of the sponsors of a ‘ewe-nique’ art trail taking...

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The Royal Mint’s Visitor Centre – one step closer

10 Mar 2015 - The Royal Mint came one step closer to opening the doors of South Wales’ newest visitor...

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The reveal of the Queen’s fifth coin portrait

02 Mar 2015 - The Royal Mint has today unveiled a new coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen, giving the...

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The Royal Mint brings back Britannia

27 Feb 2015 - The Royal Mint has revealed today that the iconic figure of Britannia will return to rule...

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The Royal Mint celebrates Lunar Year of the Sheep

19 Feb 2015 - As part of the celebrations for Chinese New Year, The Royal Mint has created a...

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The Royal Mint issues special £2 coins into circulation

11 Feb 2015 - From this week onwards visitors to the HMS Belfast in London should keep a close...

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The Royal Navy 2015 UK £2

10 Feb 2015 - The Royal Mint’s programme of commemoration marking the centenary of the...

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The Royal Mint commemorates artist of first Queen’s portrait

31 Jan 2015 - The Royal Mint has revealed when the eagerly awaited fifth coinage portrait of...

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The Royal Mint graduate training programme

30 Jan 2015 - The Royal Mint has offered a group of recent university leavers from across the UK the...

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The Royal Mint reunites four decimal crowns

25 Jan 2015 - The Royal Mint is to issue a specially compiled historic coin set uniting four decimal...

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The Royal Mint revives The Royal Mint Refinery brand

21 Jan 2015 - The Royal Mint is to bring about the return of a world-renowned bullion brand after...

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Royal Mint celebrates ‘Greatest Briton of all time’ on new £20 coin

15 Jan 2015 - The Royal Mint has unveiled the theme of its third United Kingdom £20 for £20 coin as...

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Thailand set to become minting hub in South East Asia

13 Jan 2015 - Strategic partnership between the world’s leading export mint and the Treasury Department of...

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The Royal Mint sells out of Britain’s first £100 for £100 silver coin

12 Jan 2015 - The Royal Mint has sold out of Britain’s first ever £100 for £100 commemorative...

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The Royal Mint’s 2015 precious metal proof sets

06 Jan 2015 - The Royal Mint has announced the launch of the new United Kingdom precious metal...

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Introducing The Royal Mint Bullion range for 2015

16 Dec 2014 - The Royal Mint has announced its 2015 bullion proposition following a year...

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The Sovereign Indian Mint Mark 2 Coin Set

12 Dec 2014 - The Royal Mint has issued a two-coin set of special Sovereigns, both minted in India...

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Mayor Of London Strikes Royal Mint Sovereign

11 Dec 2014 - The Lord Mayor of the City of London has struck a special commemorative gold...

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Introducing The Royal Mint Bullion range for 2015

16 Dec 2014 - The Royal Mint has announced its 2015 bullion proposition following a year...

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The Sovereign Indian Mint Mark 2 Coin Set

12 Dec 2014 - The Royal Mint has issued a two-coin set of special Sovereigns, both minted in India...

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Mayor Of London Strikes Royal Mint Sovereign

11 Dec 2014 - The Lord Mayor of the City of London has struck a special commemorative gold...

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