Why the UK’s Sapphire Jubilee issues sold out in record time

On 6th February 2017 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first ever British monarch to reign for 65 years. The Royal Mint produced a range of Proof commemorative coins struck in silver and gold to mark the occasion. Securing one of these commemorative coins will prove difficult however, with all … More Why the UK’s Sapphire Jubilee issues sold out in record time

Unveiled today: The UK’s 2017 coin designs

The Royal Mint has just announced the UK’s new circulating coins for 2017. Marking the year’s memorable events and anniversaries, here are the new themes and designs unveiled today: The 2017 DateStamp™ UK Specimen Year Set These coins deserve to be appreciated in Brilliant Uncirculated collector quality, which is why I recommend The 2017 DateStamp™ UK Specimen Year … More Unveiled today: The UK’s 2017 coin designs

The Royal Mint’s surprise for the 2017 Sovereign

Collectors around the world are already rushing to own what many consider to be the most important Gold Sovereign for 200 years. The reason is simple.  The Royal Mint has taken the unprecedented decision to add a one-year-only Mint Mark to the UK’s Classic Sovereign.  Why?   To celebrate the fact that 2017 marks the 200th … More The Royal Mint’s surprise for the 2017 Sovereign

Design changes – The guarantee for Sovereign collectability

The brand new 2017 UK Proof Sovereign features a one-year-only design to mark the bicentenary of the modern Sovereign and it sold out within a month of release. The Royal Mint returned to the original Gold Sovereign design first released right back in 1817. It features Benedetto Pistrucci’s original garter design, surrounding the St. George … More Design changes – The guarantee for Sovereign collectability