Historic Coins | The Royal Mint

Historic Coins

When coins are struck they capture a moment in time and reveal part of a wider story. Discover carefully sourced, authentic British coins, struck by The Royal Mint before decimalisation.

Coins from 1980s

A lasting reminder of times past, celebrate 30 years, be it birthday or anniversary, with coins from the 1980s.


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Coins from 1990s

When coins are struck they capture a moment in time. Celebrate 20 years with coins from the 1990s.


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Coins from 2000s

Originally struck by The Royal Mint many years ago. Celebrate the new millenium with coins from the 2000s.


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Best Selling Historic Coins

Best Selling Historic Coins

This week's best selling historic coins.

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The Sapphire Coronation Coinage Collection

The Sapphire Coronation Coinage Collection

From coronation to celebration – a set of the circulating coins from 1953 and 2018.

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Threepence Through Change

Threepence Through Change

A new three-coin set charts the evolution of the threepence.

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50 Years of Decimalisation

50 Years of Decimalisation

Marking the moment when the history of British currency changed forever.

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Victoria Effigies Pennies Set

Victoria Effigies Pennies Set

Features all three effigies that adorned the coinage during Queen Victoria’s reign.

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Collector Services

Collector Services

British coin valuation, supply and care plus secure storage.

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Glossary

Glossary

Discover more with coin collecting terms.

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Grading

Grading

Discover more with our guide to coin grades.

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Historic Coin Finder Service

Historic Coin Finder Service

Sourcing rare treasures from our illustrious back catalogue of coins.

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Events

Events

Register your interest in attending a Royal Mint Historic Coins Event.

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Don't just discover history, own it

 

Victoria

Explore the coinage of the long-reigning and popular monarch Queen Victoria.

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Discovery and Achievement

Britain in the world and events that have shaped our lives.

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Queen Elizabeth II

Celebrating the world’s longest reigning living monarch.

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The Sovereign

Explore over 500 years of The Sovereign, The Royal Mint’s flagship coin.

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Royalty

Monarchs through history.

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Decimalisation

50 years after decimalisation, explore a significant moment in the history of British coinage.

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The Evolution of Money

Trace the development of British coinage through the centuries.

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Military

Remember the battles, events and individuals that changed the course of British history.

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