Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | Gareth
Since Britannia initially appeared on Royal Mint Bullion coins in 1987, Philip Nathan's Britannia has been acclaimed as a contemporary masterpiece. Influenced by the warrior-queen Boudicca, frequently referred to as Boadicea, his design shuns classical Greek conventions and is rather marked by a raw realism.
Tuesday, 7 November 2017 | Gareth
The Sovereign's connection with royalty was clear when it was very first struck in 1489 and provided a name that reminds us of its links to the emperor.
Monday, 6 November 2017 | Gareth
Each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year cycle. Years of the Dog include 2006, 2018, and 2030. The Dog occupies the eleventh position in the Chinese zodiac, after the Rooster, and before the Pig.
Thursday, 19 October 2017 | Gareth
This festive collection is presented by Isle of Man Post Office with best wishes and good cheer in the spirit of the popular Christmas song that inspired these lyrical illustrations by Catherine Rowe.
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | Gareth
Remembrance Day started in 1919 to respect the penances of fighters in the First World War and functions have occurred at war commemorations from that point onward.
Monday, 16 October 2017 | Gareth
The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games is to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea and is a multi-sport game scheduled to take place from the 9 – 25th of February.
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | Gareth
We are very pleased to offer a set of stamps celebrating the work of renowned artist Lesley Anne Ivory featuring the familiar and much-loved tailless Manx cat.
Monday, 9 October 2017 | Gareth
This year’s Royal Mint Christmas coin celebrates the very heart of our Yuletide traditions with this original Christmas tree design.
Monday, 2 October 2017 | Gareth
After an astonishing life together and having dedicated their lives to the duty of monarchy on November 2017, HM Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H Prince Philip will celebrate their Platinum Wedding Anniversary.
Friday, 22 September 2017 | Gareth
An innovative miniature sheet inspired by the BLOODHOUND project to set a new land speed world record, and highlighting Manx connections to the ambitious mission. The technical innovation incorporated into the BLOODHOUND car is reflected in the sheet’s inventive print finishes.