The world’s most popular gold bullion coin turns 50 and how you can WIN one

On this day, 3 July 1967, the very first Krugerrand was minted by The South African mint. In the 50 years since it was first struck, the Krugerrand has established itself as the most widely held and actively traded bullion coin in the world, with approximately 60 million sold. Now, to celebrate the Krugerrand’s 50th … More The world’s most popular gold bullion coin turns 50 and how you can WIN one

Why the first ever double-thickness Gold Sovereign is a guaranteed sell-out

STOP PRESS, 27 JUNE 2017: The Royal Mint confirm the Piedfort Sovereign is 100% reserved within 24 hours of release.  Still available from Coin Portfolio Management. 2017 is the Bicentenary of the “modern” Sovereign.  To celebrate, The Royal Mint has just issued the FIRST EVER double-thickness Piedfort Sovereign. It is set to become one of … More Why the first ever double-thickness Gold Sovereign is a guaranteed sell-out

US Mint to produce pink coin for breast cancer awareness

The US Mint are currently developing a new pink commemorative coin to promote breast cancer awareness and raise money for cancer research. The coin’s design will be decided by a contest, with release expected for 2018. The pink-gold coin will be part of a set of three new coins aimed at promoting breast cancer awareness … More US Mint to produce pink coin for breast cancer awareness

Coin handed to the bank for destruction is potentially worth £2,000

An extremely rare silver 2p coin dropped into a Royal British Legion collection box in Yorkshire last month was dismissed as worthless by the Poppy collectors and taken to the bank to be destroyed. They thought they had a fake coin, but they had something potentially worth £2,000… Rare Minting Error The coin – one … More Coin handed to the bank for destruction is potentially worth £2,000