Latest Release News - 2021
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 10th and final series release 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.