Tag Archives: Royal Mint

The Great One Pound Coin Race Starts Today – just 250 days to own a complete £1 Coin Collection

You have just 250 days to collect all 24 Round £1 Coin Designs.  They’ve been a part of our lives for 33 years but the Round Pound Coin will be withdrawn from circulation forever on the 15th October this year. … Continue reading

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Just Discovered: Rare “Inverted Effigy” £2 Coin

The Royal Mint has confirmed the existence of a small number of rare Inverted Effigy £2 Britannia coins. Continue reading

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Who was King Canute and why is he on the new UK £5?

Today marks 1,000 years since the coronation of King Canute and to mark the anniversary, The Royal Mint have issued a brand new UK £5 coin. But who was King Canute? Hailed the ‘king of all England’ 50 years before the … Continue reading

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