Royal Mint Coins Celebrate Royal Birth

The Royal British Mint captured a great deal of worldwide media attention when they announced that babies born in the UK on the same day as Prince William and Kate’s baby would receive a free silver penny. The Royal Birth on July 22, 2013 was followed by the unveiling of a range of numismatic products […]

2013 Britannia Gold and Silver Proof Coins

The Royal British Mint has unveiled the 2013 Britannia Gold and Silver Proof Coins. These coins feature an all new design of the iconic figure and represent the start of a new design series for the numismatic product range. Starting in 2013, the Royal Mint made significant changes to the Britannia program. The purity of […]

Coins and Sets for the 60th Anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation

The Royal British Mint has released several products which celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. This follows the many Diamond Jubilee products issued last year to celebrate 60 years since the Queen’s accession. The 2013 60th Anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation £5 Coin was released in December 2012. The reverse […]

Changes Coming for Royal Mint Bullion Coins

In a blog post from the Royal British Mint, some broader plans and specific changes for their Gold Britannia and Silver Britannia bullion coins are discussed. Specific changes include altering the specifications of the coins. The gold coins will be changed from the current composition of 22 karat gold (91.67%) to 99.99% purity. The silver […]