Royalty - Kings and Queens of British history | The Royal Mint

Kings and Queens of British history 

Discover how British monarchs have contributed to the religion, geography, laws, language and government that exist today.

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

In 2012 Britain united in celebration as Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II reached the 60th year of her reign.  Find out about The Queen's reign and the celebrations that mark her Diamond Jubilee year.

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Diamond Jubilee Coins

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee was a remarkable moment in our history.  See the Official Queen's UK £5 Diamond Jubilee coin design, fully approved by Her Majesty The Queen and the Treasury.

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The Queen's Birthdays

Find out why Her Majesty The Queen celebrates two birthdays every year: her actual birthday on 21 April and her official birthday in June.

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King James Bible 400th Anniversary

On the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, Sir Andrew Motion, trustee of the King James Bible Trust, considered its impact through history and its influence on our culture and language.

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