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We are making 1.9M medical visors exclusively for the NHS in England and Wales. Since sharing the story, we have received hundreds of messages expressing thanks and gratitude for our NHS Heroes. And that got us thinking…
Have you seen our recent TV video featuring Alex Nowak, a Deaf actor who enjoys the music of Queen? He’s seen air guitaring and tapping his foot, feeling the vibrations of the iconic music through the speaker.
Coins are such an intrinsic part of our lives and the team at the Royal Mint Museum have been leafing through their extensive library to find out how authors have used coins and money in their work.
The Royal Mint has revealed that one of the rarest and highest quality hammered gold coins it has ever acquired is on sale, with an RRP of £162,750.
To unveil the new coin commemorating the 150th anniversary of the British Red Cross, we go behind the scenes inside The Royal Mint factory – offering a rare glimpse of how these coins are made.
Rebecca Morgan, Head of Collector Services at The Royal Mint, says: “There are occasionally reports of coins selling for large amounts on the secondary market, some of which seem a bit farfetched, so we want to ensure collectors have the right information and pay a fair price.
Coins and money are an integral part of society and have been for many centuries and historic coins have a broad appeal to serious numismatists and serious investors.
A look into some of the reasons collectors choose historic coins.
A Special Celebration for The Five-Sovereign Piece 2020 Two hundred years ago, the first modern Five-Sovereign Piece was struck, just as a remarkable reign came to a close. The Five-Sovereign Piece 2020 celebrates 200 years of the impressive gold coin...
Today we have announced that we will be making 1.9 million medical visors exclusively for the NHS in England and Wales to help protect medical workers – that’s over 100,000 per week.
In 2003 The Royal Mint issued a £2 coin celebrating the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA. Back in 1953, researchers James Watson and Francis Crick had taken all the plaudits but they could never have made this breakthrough without the work of Rosalind Franklin, who was never properly credited during her lifetime.
These are certainly unpredictable and uncertain times that we’re living in.
With stock markets in turmoil as a result of global stress and economic uncertainty, it’s no surprise that investment gold, typically regarded as a safe haven asset, is proving more popular than ever before.
In a glittering event held last night, The Royal Mint announced a very exciting addition to their existing line of products, the world’s first hallmarked precious metals payment card in association with Mastercard and Accomplish Financial.
To ensure the cacao bean farmers gain maximum pay for their efforts, Silva Cacao, the supplier of the beans used in our bars, takes a more direct approach than Fairtrade, enabling those farmers to get higher pay than any others in the region.
Father's Day is fast approaching and whether you’re able to spend the day with dad or not, we have some amazing gifts to say you care when you can’t be there.
Coins have been used as tokens of love and affection for thousands of years. The earliest Wedding Vows even included reference to gifts of gold and silver. The coin you hold today may have already passed through the hands of your partner long before you met and equally your future husband or wife may be in possession of a coin that you will soon come to hold.