Latest Release News - 2021
2021 The Great Engravers 'William Wyon' Gothic Crown Gold / Silver Proof Coins
The first of a 2 part coin release continuing the extremely popular Great Engravers series features the original reverse with the 5th head portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark on the obverse dated 2021. Unlike the original coins they have been reproduced with a milled edge. As is now usual with the Great Engravers series all coins in the release sold out within an hour of going on sale. Part 2 featuring the original Gothic portrait obverse will follow early in the new year and will no doubt be just as sought after.
We have managed to secure just one of each of the 2oz Gold / 5oz and 2oz Silver editions.
2021 Snowman' Gold Proof 50P - 300 issue Limit.
The Royal Mint in collaboration with 'Snowman Enterprises' follow up the last 2 years sold out editions with a brand new offering of The Snowman for Christmas 2021. The coin designed by Robin Shaw shows James and the Snowman. The gift box contains a fold-out booklet, featuring exclusive illustrations from Robin Shaw – the Assistant Director of sequel The Snowman™ and The Snowdog. These do sell out very quickly and with just 275 struck, please don't delay or they will all be gone.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 'Mahatma Gandhi' 999.9 1oz Gold Proof Coin
(Royal Mint SOLD OUT!)
The first time a UK coin has been struck to Celebrate the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948), one of the world’s most pioneering and influential leaders. The reverse design features a lotus, the national flower of India, which symbolises Gandhi’s strength, culture and ability to flourish in the face of adversity, alone with one of his most famous quotes 'My life is my message’
Just 175 of these Gold Proof 1oz coins have been released in this format to coincide with Diwali 2021. The Royal Mint totally sold out on the morning of issue.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 'Mahatma Gandhi' 999.9 1oz Gold Proof Coin (175 Issue Limit) : CLICK TO VIEW INSTORE
2022 'Platinum Jubilee' Proof Sovereigns and Sets - LIMITED PRE-ORDER AVAILABILITY.
We are now SOLD OUT, please contact us if you wish to be notified of cancellations.
2022 marks HM the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, in celebration of this milestone the Royal Mint are producing a one off design for the reverse of their flagship coin the sovereign and its derivatives.
Although the Royal Mint are very guarded about their designs prior to release, we have put together a concept image based on the information we have received to allow us to show you what we believe the final design will look like. Not only will the 2022 sovereign design be unique, it also celebrates 70 years of the monarchs reign and is set to be highly sought after. For this reason we are giving our customers the opportunity to secure coins/sets prior to their release.
- All deposit payers will receive email notification in the last week of October to complete purchase. - Your deposit will be refunded in full upon completion of purchase. - We will guarantee that the final price paid for coins/sets will not be higher than the Royal Mint Issue price. NB : Once our allocation has been sold this offer will close.
Update : This years sovereign will feature a reworked coat of arms by Timothy Noad (TN). This is our best guess at the actual coin.
2022 'Platinum Jubilee' Proof Half Sovereign / Full Sovereign / 3 and 5 Coin Sets (DEMAND IS HIGH - LIMITED AVAILABILITY) : CLICK TO VIEW AND PRE-ORDER
2021 Winnie The Pooh 'Owl' Gold Proof 50P - 525 issue Limit. -
The Royal Mint in collaboration with Disney have launched the 'Winnie the Pooh and friends' fifty pence collection in 2020. The series which started with Winnie the Pooh enjoying his favorite food 'a jar of honey' was followed by 2 more releases in 2020, Piglet, and Christopher Robin.
The 4th / 5th / 6th coins in the 9 coin series at all dated 2021 :
Winnie the Pooh and Friends 2021 UK 50p
Owl 2021 UK 50p Coin – available in October 2021
Tigger 2021 UK 50p Coin – available in November 2021
The collection will be completed in 2022 with a final 3 releases which are yet to be revealed, what we do know is that they feature Winnie's friends from hundred acre wood..
2021 Winnie The Pooh 'Owl' Gold Proof 50P - 525 issue Limit. - Box / COA (Limited Edition) : CLICK TO VIEW INSTORE
To read more about Winnie the Pooh and friends' : VISIT OUR DEDICATED WINNIE PAGE
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 'Gold Standard' 1/4 - 1.oz Ounce 999.9 Gold Proof Coins.The Royal Mint have celebrated the 200th anniversary of the introduction of the 'Gold Standard' with a wonderfully designed proof gold coin. A report by Sir Isaac Newton’s in 1717 that would become law in 1821, established the relationship between bimetal, gold coins and silver coins that would remain in operation until the outbreak of the First World War when financial pressures drove gold out of circulation. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Winston Churchill, returned Britain to a gold standard in 1925 but its restoration was short-lived. Gripped by an economic crisis, Britain abandoned it altogether in 1931.
2021 Alice's Adventures 'Through the Looking-Glass',1/4oz - 1.oz 999.9 Gold Proof Coins.
2021 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 1/4oz - 1oz 999.9 Gold Proof Coins.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was first published in 1865, by author Lewis Carroll. The story tells of Alice who falls through a rabbit hole into a subterranean fantasy world, where she meets an array of wonderful characters such as, The Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, White Rabbit, Mock turtle and many more. Lets not forget the famous 'The Mad Tea Party'. This is the first coin in a new Royal Mint series 'Treasury of Tales' which will be followed up with the release of Tweedledum and Tweedledee characters from Lewis Carroll's 1871 book Through the Looking-Glass.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 250th Anniversary of the Birth of Sir Walter Scott £2 Gold Proof Coin.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet FRSE FSAScot (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832), was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian. This is the first time Sir Walter Scott has been commemorated on a UK coin. Celebrated as a visionary practitioner of the historical novel and one of literature’s most seminal writers. The coin marks the poignant anniversary of 250 years since the prolific writer’s birth. Limited Edition 175 in this form.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II Celebrating the Life and Work of H.G. Wells £2 Gold Proof Coin.
English Science Fiction novelist H.G Wells. A new £2 by Royal Mint competition winner Chris Costello, depicting a contemporary design of a Martian machine from the famous novel War of the Worlds. The 4 legged depiction has received some comment in the press as it should be noted that the original machines had either 3 legs or 5. Limited Edition 175 in this form.
2021 Music Legends 'The Who' PREMIUM RANGE Two Ounce / Five Ounce 999.9 Gold Proof Coins
The initial release did not include the larger premium range coins 2oz / 5oz versions. The premium range coins feature a shock wave effect on the reverse not seen in the standard coins. We have just one 2oz (£200) and one 5oz (£500) Gold Proof coins available. The 2oz edition is limited to just 160 pieces, and sold out very quickly by the Royal Mint upon release last week. The fantastic 5oz was not made available to the general public, but we are able to offer just one of the 64 struck.
2021 Gold Brilliant Uncirculated Five-Sovereign Piece.
The largest coin in The Sovereign 2021 Collection features an exclusive crown privy mark to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 95th birthday and contains 1.17 troy ounces of gold and weighs 39.94g. Struck as Brilliant Uncirculated with a Matt finish The reverse features the iconic St George and the dragon design by Benedetto Pistrucci with 95th birthday Privy mark. The obverse portrait is the 5th head designed by Jody Clark, the coin has been digitally remastered from the original tooling. Just 350 pieces have been produced in this format with Certificate of Authenticity housed within luxury case.
2021 HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh Memorial Gold Proof Coins.
A coin described by the Royal Mint to celebrate The Duke of Edinburgh’s life and legacy 1921 - 2021. The reverse designed by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS designer of the previous (4th Obverse) portrait of HM the Queen. Available as a £5 proof gold Crown limited to just 500 pieces and struck in 22.6ct and also a .999 quarter ounce version denomination £25 limited to just 750.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II Alfred the Great' £5 Gold Proof Coin+ Boxed / COA
(ONE ONLY - JUST 160 STRUCK)
Alfred the Great (848/49 – 26 October 899) was king of the West Saxons from 871 to c. 886 and king of the Anglo-Saxons from c. 886 to 899. He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf, who died when Alfred was young. Three of Alfred's brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht and Æthelred, reigned in turn before him. Alfred had a reputation as a learned and merciful man with a gracious and level-headed nature. He successfully defended England from Viking invasion winning his most notable battle Edington in 878.
Join the Kilo Club, We have 3 extremely sought after One Kilo '£1000' coins available'
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 95th Birthday of HM the Queen 1 Kilo '£1000' Gold ProofHer Majesty The Queen celebrates the latest milestone in a remarkable life as she becomes the first British monarch to reach a 95th birthday. To mark this historic event and personal achievement for The Queen, The Royal Mint has struck a range of official United Kingdom coins. Featuring two new designs, this version features the second design by sculptor and designer Gary Breeze. Just 18 of these have been struck for worldwide distribution of which 15 are presented in this format. We Have Certificate #No7
2020 Music Legends 'David Bowie' ONE KILO 999.9 Gold Proof Coin
We have been able to secure just one piece of the highly sought after and 'sold out' David Bowie 'One Kilo' gold proof version. One of just 11 struck for worldwide distribution. The 1 Kilo version was originally due to be released on Bowie's birthday 8th January following on from the hugely successful and also sold out 1oz version. COVID delays meant the official release date became 23rd January 2021. The 2oz and above denominations design differs slightly from the previously issued coins, the lightning bolt appears laced with stardust to create a glitter effect.
2021 Music Legends 'The Who' ONE KILO 999.9 Gold Proof Coin
Due for release within the next couple of weeks, Please contact us if you would like to register your interest in what is likely to be another extremely sought after coin of exceedingly low mintage.
2021 Music Legends 'The Who' One Ounce / Quarter Ounce 999.9 Gold Proof Coins
This Iconic Rock Band formed in Acton London in 1964 are the subject of the 4th release of the sought after Music Legends series. The original band members were lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, bass guitarist and singer John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon. With worldwide record sales of over 100 million, they are considered one of the most influential rock bands of all time.
The initial release does not include the larger coins 2oz / 5oz and huge 1 kilo coins which will be released next month. Please register your interest with us as they may only be one of each available.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 'Queens Beast Completer Coin' 5oz 999.9 Gold Proof Coin
The 11th coin in the Queens Beast series is a real stunner featuring all 10 Queens Beasts beautifully surrounding the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
The Lion of England / The Yale of Beaufort / The Red Dragon of Wales / The White Horse of Hanover / The Unicorn of Scotland / The Griffin of Edward III / The Black Bull of Clarence / The Falcon of the Plantagenets / The White Lion of Mortimer / The White Greyhound of Richmond
2021 Queen Elizabeth II John Logie Baird 50p Gold Proof Coin.
The 150th Anniversary of the Royal Albert Hall 2021 UK £5 Gold Proof 'Domed' Coin.
Just 200 issued celebrating the 150 years of incomparable performances, The Royal Mint is proud to shine the spotlight on the Royal Albert Hall and honour its unrivalled legacy of historic performances with a beautifully designed commemorative UK £5 coin.
2020 The Great Engravers 'William Wyon' The Three Graces Ten Ounce Silver Piedfort Proof : Cert No 008
Following on from the release last month of the latest in the Great Engravers series, William Wyon's masterpiece 'The Three Graces' all sold out at the Royal Mint within minutes. This special 10oz (Ten Ounce) Silver Piedfort edition, limited to just 175 pieces was not available to the general public. The Royal Mint sold these to individuals on an invitation basis only, and as you would expect all coins were snapped up very quickly. This was an extremely difficult coin for us to source so you won't be surprised to hear we have just one available, it is also a very low numbered certificate, this is coin #008.
All coins in the collection now command prices up to ten times their original release price.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 150th Anniversary Royal Albert Hall £5 Gold Proof (Royal Mint SOLD OUT!).
Just 170 issued celebrating the 150 years of incomparable performances, The Royal Mint is proud to shine the spotlight on the Royal Albert Hall and honour its unrivalled legacy of historic performances with a beautifully designed commemorative UK £5 coin.
Since 1871, the Royal Albert Hall has been the United Kingdom’s home of artistic excellence, scientific brilliance and sporting mastery. Its list of alumni reads like a who’s who of popular culture, earning the venue a fitting reputation as one of the most famous and prestigious venues in the world.
Now, you can celebrate this iconic venue as it marks its historic 150th anniversary. Featuring the iconic exterior of the Royal Albert Hall, the unmistakable architecture has been recreated on a UK coin in painstaking detail for the very first time.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II Premium Britannia 999.9 Two-Ounce Gold Proof Coin (One Available Only).
Just 220 struck of the 2oz Premium Proof £200 coin and as with the rest of the 2021 Gold Britannia issues sold out immediately upon launch by the Royal Mint. We have managed to secure just one of these illusive coins.
The image of Britannia has a long and storied numismatic history that dates all the way back to c. AD 119. While she disappeared from coinage for more than a thousand years following the fall of the Roman Empire, Britannia has featured on the coins of every British monarch since returning to coinage in 1672. Her strong and noble image has come to personify the spirit of a nation and remains a patriotic symbol to this very day.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 95th Birthday of HM the Queen Gold Proof series.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 95th birthday on 21st April 2021, she will become the first reigning monarch to reach the landmark. To mark this momentous occasion the Royal Mint have commissioned a new series of coins. The Timothy Noad designed reverse features an elegant floral arrangement with the legend '1926 - 2021 - We My Heart and Devotion' a reference to the Christmas Speech made by Her Majesty in 1957, the first to be televised and shown on Christmas Day starting a tradition which continues to this day. The gold editions in the series range from the massive 1 kilo coin of which only 15 have been struck, as well as 5oz (issue 150), 2oz (issue 200), £5 piece (655) and quarter once proof versions with just 950 being issued.
2020 The Great Engravers 'William Wyon' The Three Graces!
The long awaited and most anticipated coins of the year, and part of the great engravers collection from the Royal Mint, 'The Three Graces' Gold and Silver Proof coins. Released on 22nd February 2021 at 9am, every single version from the 3500 stuck 2oz silver to the 5oz gold offering sold out almost instantly with none left at all within a couple of minutes. Many potential purchases were left empty handed and disappointed. The wonderful Three Graces coins partner the 2019 release of the first in the collection, that of Una and the Lion, another of William Wyon's masterpiece's, and as with the Three Graces immensely sought after. All coins in the collection now command prices up to ten times their original release prices.
2021 50th Anniv of Decimal Day Gold Proof 50p Coin (Strike on the Day)
This coin was struck on 15th February 2021 and features selected frosting, which enhances details within the design. The coin comes with a certificate signed by Gavin Elliott, Head of Production, Commemorative Coin, which confirms the date the coin was struck. (Issue limit just 700)
2021 Queen Elizabeth II Mr. Men Little Miss 'Mr Happy' 1/4 - 1oz 999.9 Gold Proof Coins
The Royal Mint celebrate 50 years of Mr Men and Little Miss.
The Royal Mint is excited to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Mr. Men Little Miss with a three-coin series dedicated to Roger Hargreaves’ beloved collection of colourful characters. Featuring Mr. Happy, Mr. Strong, Little Miss Giggles and Little Miss Sunshine.
The first coin in the series features Mr Happy, one of the original characters created by author Roger Hargreaves, the 3 coin series reverse designs come from the illustration's of Rogers son Alan Hargreaves..
2021 Queen Elizabeth II The Griffin of Edward III (500 - Issue Limit - Royal Mint SOLD in Minutes)
The 10th and final coin in the series is, The griffin of Edward III Queen's Beast is an ancient mythical beast. It was considered a beneficent creature, signifying courage and strength combined with guardianship, vigilance, swiftness and keen vision. It was closely associated with Edward III who engraved it on his private seal. The shield shows the Round Tower of Windsor Castle (where Edward III was born) with the Royal Standard flying from the turret, enclosed by two branches of oak surmounted by the royal crown.
2020 Music Legends 'David Bowie' 2oz 999.9 Gold Proof Coin (ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)!
We have been able to secure just one piece of the highly sought after and 'sold out' David Bowie 2oz gold proof version. One of just 100 struck for worldwide distribution. The 2oz version was originally due to be released on Bowie's birthday 8th January following on from the hugely successful and also sold out 1oz version. COVID delays meant the official release date became 23rd January 2021. This coin is unlikely to go on general sale on our website, but we do invite interested parties to contact us directly. The 2oz design differs slightly from the previously issued coins, the lightning bolt appears laced with stardust to create a glitter effect.
2021 50th Anniv of Decimal Day Gold Proof 50p Coin (450 - Issue Limit)
15th February 1971 was Decimal Day, and 50 years later, we celebrate the 50th Anniversary with a new 50p commemorative coin that brings the old to mind, carefully selected pre-decimal coins, and sets that bring a sense of nostalgia to the occasion. All are presented in specially designed packaging, giving a unique perspective of decimalisation.
2021 - A sneak preview of some of the exciting up and coming Royal Mint Issues.
Along with additions to favourite series such as the Queens Beasts ' The Griffin of Edward III', and completer coin, Music Legends 'David Bowie' and 3 more 50p's to add to the Winnie the Pooh & Friends collection. 2021 also sees the 100th Birthday of HRH Prince Phillip and the Queens 95th Birthday with special releases to mark the occasions, along with the 50th Anniversary of the introduction of the decimal 50p.
The 250th Anniversary of Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian Sir Walter Scott is celebrated with the release of a new £2 coin, and the same honour is bestowed upon English Science Fiction novelist H.G Wells. A new £2 by Royal Mint competition winner Chris Costello, depicting a contemporary design of a Martian machine from the famous novel War of the Worlds. The 4 legged depiction has received some comment in the press as it should be noted that the original machines had either 3 legs or 5,
Another new release 50p we are able to show you is to mark the 75th anniversary of the death of Television inventor and pioneer John Logie Baird. Born and raised in Scotland, he would later move to Hastings on the English south coast, known today as the birth place of Television.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 5 Coin '95th Birthday' Gold Proof Sovereign Set (SPECIAL PRICE £4665.00)
2021 Proof Sovereign 5 Coin Set includes the unique full sovereign with a crown below ground line celebrating Her Majesty's 95th Birthday in 2021. Along with this special mark, the sovereign has been struck with just 95 grain mills, compared to the normal 108. This is the only time the milling has been changed since the finer milling of the 1957 sovereign which contained 168 grain mills.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II Proof Full Sovereign (95th Birthday Edition)
The official launch of the 2021 Proof Sovereign is upon us, and this years offering is unique. the sovereign contains a crown below the ground line celebrating Her Majesty's 95th Birthday in 2021. Along with this special mark, the sovereign has been struck with just 95 grain mills, compared to the normal 108. This is the only time the milling has been changed since the finer milling of the 1957 sovereign which contained 168 grain mills.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II The White Greyhound of Richmond (9th in the 11 coin series)
The 9th and penultimate coin in the series is the, The White Greyhound of Richmond was a badge of John of Gaunt, Earl of Richmond, son of Edward III. It was also used by Henry IV and by Henry VII. The Tudor double rose can be seen on the shield, one rose within another surmounted by a crown. It symbolises the union of two of the cadet houses of the Plantagenet - York and Lancaster.
2021 Queen Elizabeth II 'Lunar Year of the OX' 999.9 Gold Proof Coins
The Royal Mint’s Shēngxiào Collection combines British minting craftsmanship with centuries-old Chinese traditions. Artist Harry Brockway has
created the sixth design of the series, working with The Royal Mint’s Coin Design team to create a design which summarises the characteristics
of people born in the Year of the Ox, depicting hard workers in the background, intelligent and reliable.