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A Royal Year of Celebration

Explore the History of the Royal Family

 

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Four Generations of Royalty

The Four Generations of Royalty Collection celebrates a historic moment as Her Majesty The Queen is joined by three future monarchs for the first time since the reign of Queen Victoria. Here you can learn more about the Royal Family and the inspiration behind the coin design.


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Four Generations of Royalty

The Four Generations of Royalty Collection celebrates a historic moment as Her Majesty The Queen is joined by three future monarchs for the first time since the reign of Queen Victoria. Here you can learn more about the Royal Family and the inspiration behind the coin design.


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A Century of Royal Service

Her Majesty The Queen is Britain and the Commonwealth’s longest reigning monarch and is one of the hardest-working members of the Royal Family. With the 65th anniversary of The Queen’s coronation approaching, we celebrate the dedication that she and other members of the Royal Family have given to the United Kingdom.


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A Century of Royal Service

Established in 1917, the House of Windsor celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017. We marked the occasion with an official UK £5 coin. Discover more about the origins of the House of Windsor and the members of this royal dynasty.


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Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthdays

The Queen celebrates two birthdays every year: her actual birthday on 21 April and her official birthday on a Saturday in June.


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HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip’s 90th birthday in 2011 gave the nation a wonderful opportunity to celebrate a remarkable life of service and achievement. The Royal Mint was proud to honour him with a £5 coin.


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A Century of Royal Service – the House of Windsor

In 2017 we celebrated a century of royal service on a UK £5 coin. The House of Windsor has served the United Kingdom ever since 1917 – find out how and why this new dynasty was established.


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The Queen’s Christmas Message

Since her accession in 1952, Her Majesty The Queen has broadcast a Christmas message every year, except for one: 1969, when a special documentary about the Royal Family was broadcast in its place. Find out more about this Christmas tradition.


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Ten Fascinating Facts about Buckingham Palace

The eagerly anticipated second coin in the £100 series was launched in 2015 with a design that featured Buckingham Palace. Here are some some fascinating facts about Britain’s best-loved palace.


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From Victoria to Elizabeth, Penny by Penny

The Royal Mint has produced an intriguing set of five carefully selected pennies spanning the reigns of two of Britain’s longest reigning monarchs – Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II.


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Queen Anne – an Era Ends, a Legacy Remains

In 2014 a UK £5 coin was released. It recalls an age of elegance and refinement and commemorates a queen who presided over a period of great change in Britain’s history.


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The Reign of Great Change – Queen Anne

Queen Anne’s life and legacy are truly worthy of celebration and in her honour The Royal Mint proudly struck the 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Anne £5 Coin.


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Queen Anne – the Making of a Monarch

Queen Anne ascended the throne on 8 March 1702 following the death of her unpopular brother-in-law, William of Orange. We explore her early years as queen.


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The Early Years of Queen Anne – Childhood and Girlhood

Events during Queen Anne’s reign have a significance that still resonates today, so we want to take you on a journey through the life of this queen, whose death brought to an end the era of the Stuart monarchs.


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The Ultimate Royalist

To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, we invite you to see the collections of Ultimate Royalist winners.


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