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Collect Week 2021

Collect Week 2021 is Coming!

Auction Catalogue Now Open

The Royal Mint is delighted to announce that Collect Week 2021 is on the way this September.

It’s been nearly a year since we last came together to celebrate coin collecting in all its wonderful forms and we’re delighted to announce that Collect Week is back for 2021. Whether your passion is for ancient coins, Sovereigns or coins featuring colourful characters such as Winnie the Pooh, Collect Week 2021, which will take place from 20 to 26 September 2021, promises to be informative and exciting for everyone that loves collecting. Our packed programme is set to include webinars from guest speakers, panel discussions, awards, quizzes and auctions as well as daily prizes and surprises. Sign up now and we’ll let you know what you can look forward to at Collect Week 2021.

Monday 20th to Sunday 26th September 2021

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1 of 1 Trial Pieces

Auction Catalogue Now Open

Join us for our first auction where you can bid for specially selected, one-of-a-kind die trial pieces from The Royal Mint. Register for this rare opportunity to own a piece of minting history.

 

Webinars

Join our experts for daily webinars to learn everything you need to know about coins and collecting. We’ll also be taking a behind-the-scenes look at The Royal Mint Museum.

Mintlings

Younger collectors can take part in our Mintlings Takeover Day at The Royal Mint Experience in Llantrisant, South Wales, and online. Complete the Crazy Collect Challenge for your chance to win a prize.

Auction

For the first time in its history, The Royal Mint is offering a special selection of rare one-of-a-kind die trial pieces for sale by online auction.

Collect Week

The Royal Mint’s Collect Week is back and bigger than ever! Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, this year’s Collect Week will be held from 20 to 26 September 2021 and offers a packed itinerary with all you need to know about coin and precious metal collecting. Highlights include webinars, expert panel discussions, quizzes, an online auction for rare trial pieces, and a Mintlings Takeover Day for young collectors. 

Throughout the week, The Royal Mint will also hold the Collect Week Awards comprising five different categories: The Biggest Pre-Decimal Coin Collection, The Largest 50p Coin Collection, The Best World Coin Collection, Young and Old Collecting Together, and The Biggest Superfan. The winner from each category will be entered into a public vote to decide who is the Ultimate Collector.

Upcoming events

Collect Week 2021

Monday 20 September 2021

Welcome to Collect Week 2021. Join our webinar on The Importance of Die Trial Pieces and find out who the first winner of the Collect Week Awards 2021 is at midday.

Tuesday 21 September 2021

Discover more in today’s Making the Grade: Slabbing and Grading webinar. Test your knowledge by taking our daily quiz and find out more about the second winner of the Collect Week Awards 2021.

Wednesday 22 September 2021

We are going for gold today at Collect Week 2021. Take part in the How to Invest in Gold live panel discussion, complete our gold standard quiz and find out who has become the next Collect Week Awards 2021 winner.

Thursday 23 September 2021

Discover everything you need to know about coin collecting at the How to Start and Preserve a Collection webinar. We will also be unveiling the fourth winner at the Collect Week Awards 2021.

Friday 24 September 2021

Take an exclusive tour behind the scenes of The Royal Mint Museum, test your numismatic knowledge with our quiz and find out who has won the latest Collect Week 2021 Award. Once all five winners have been announced, you can place your vote for your favourite collection to see who will be named the Ultimate Collector.

Saturday 25 September 2021

It’s Mintlings Takeover Day at Collect Week 2021. Play our Collector Countdown online game and follow the clues to uncover the hidden letters and spell out a word in our Crazy Collect Challenge.

Sunday 26 September 2021

Celebrate the final day of Collect Week 2021 by taking part in The Royal Mint’s first die trial pieces auction. This is a unique opportunity to own one of 62 one-of-a-kind pieces. We will also be naming our Collect Week Awards 2021 Ultimate Collector

Be a Stamp Collector at Collect Week 2021

As you take part in our Collect Week 2021 events and games, remember to collect as many digital stamps as you can. At the end of the week, the person with the most stamps will win an exclusive prize and become a Collect Week 2021 winner.

Collect Week

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