Using an incredible imagination and innovative storytelling techniques, H.G. Wells was able to create some of the most enduring novels of his generation.
Celebrate our 2020 Tokyo Olympic TEAM GB Olympic Team for Great Britain and Northern Ireland Olympic Team
Celebrate the biggest names in the history of British music with this contemporary range of commemorative coins, including music legends such as the members of Queen, Elton John and David Bowie.
The Royal Albert Hall
Celebrating 150 years of incomparable performances, The Royal Mint is proud to shine the spotlight on the Royal Albert Hall and honour its unrivalled legacy of historic performances with a beautifully designed commemorative UK £5 coin.
Alfred the Great
Born c.848, Known for his military successes and far-sighted cultural reforms, Alfred the Great is one of the most influential monarchs in British history.
Diversity Built Britain 50p Coin
To celebrate the enormous contribution people from all ethnic backgrounds have made to building Britain, The Royal Mint has struck a new coin. It marks a moment to respect everyone’s part in the story of our nation and a time to look forward together.
The Dinosauria Collection
For millions of years, dinosaurs roamed the planet before they became extinct. Their fossilised remains lay buried underground until the earth was ready to give them up. And the story of their discovery starts right here in Britain.
Withdrawal from the European Union 2020
Commonly known as 'Brexit,' the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union officially took place on 31 January 2020. The withdrawal serves as culmination of a period in British history kicked off by a referendum on 23 June 2016 which was followed by the country triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on 29 March 2017.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Decimal Day
Celebrate The Royal Mint’s successful Decimal Day with a new 50p commemorative coin that brings the old to mind, carefully selected pre-decimal coins, and sets that bring a sense of nostalgia to the occasion
British Red Cross
Honouring the 150-year legacy of this remarkable charity, this commemorative coin features bespoke artwork by Henry Gray. The coin bears the words ‘The Power of Kindness’ in prominent positioning beneath the design, illustrating the organisation’s ethos of selflessness, compassion and goodwill.
In the chill of a mid-November morning in 1620, a small converted merchant ship appeared off the coast of Cape Cod, in the modern-day US state of Massachusetts. One or two European ships had passed this way before, exploring the New World, but the 102 passengers of the Mayflower – storm-tossed and seasick – were here to stay.