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.
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and here at The Royal Mint, we are making no exception.
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.
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.
The first coin in the Beatrix Potter Collection was released in 2016, and since that time it has become one of our most popular commemorative coin series.
Within the Tower of London’s walls, stories abound and the echoes of the past are everywhere. This is also reflected on the coin designs. The reverse of each coin in the Tower of London collection features a special mint mark. This particular mint mark depicts the White Tower, demonstrating the link between the Tower of London and The Royal Mint, which operated within the fortress for centuries.
Our celebration of all things Bond has begun with the first release in the James Bond collection – a coin featuring the Aston Martin DB5. As we pay tribute to the evolution of Bond and the secret agent we see today, we look back at the origins of the world-famous spy.
Britannia first appeared on coins back in the Roman era. In the second century AD Emperor Hadrian introduced a number of coins that depicted a female figure who personified Britain, with the label ‘BRITANNIA’.
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.
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.
The sixpence is used in a Christmas tradition that is believed to have been brought to Britain by Prince Albert. On the Sunday before Advent, families gathered in the kitchen to make the Christmas pudding and to mix in a silver sixpence.
Make baby's first Christmas one to be remembered fondly for years to come with a personalised keepsake to mark this special occasion. Our Christmas decorations are the perfect gift for a baby’s first Christmas, and can treasure for years to come.