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Monday, 9 April 2018  |  Gareth

The Tailor of Gloucester

'The Tailor of Gloucester' is the most recent tale to be commemorated in this year's collection.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018  |  Gareth

First World War Armistice

The memorial evolved out of Armistice Day, which continues to be marked on the same date. The initial Armistice Day was observed at Buckingham Palace, commencing with King George V hosting a "Banquet in Honour of the President of the French Republic" during the evening hours of 10 November 1919. The first official Armistice Day was subsequently held on the grounds of Buckingham Palace the following morning.

Monday, 12 March 2018  |  Gareth

Flopsy Bunny, Peter's sister appears on a UK 50p Coin

The first and only official United Kingdom coin to feature Peter Rabbit’s sister, Flopsy Bunny.

Monday, 5 March 2018  |  Gareth

RAF Centenary RAF100

In 1918, The Royal Mint struck the medals that honoured the heroic men and women of the RAF. In 2015 we issued a 50p coin to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle Britain. Now in 2018, we are proud to be involved in the RAF100 celebrations, striking a collection of five coins to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

Monday, 26 February 2018  |  Gareth

The Queen's Beasts The Black Bull of Clarence

The entrance to her crowning at Westminster Abbey was lined with ten reminders of the heritage Her Majesty inherited.

Monday, 19 February 2018  |  Gareth

Peter Rabbit returns on a new 2018 UK 50p

The Peter Rabbit coin for 2018 is of the popular picture of Peter Rabbit chomping on radishes drawn from Mr. McGregor's garden. 

Tuesday, 13 February 2018  |  Gareth

250th Anniversary of Royal Academy

For 250 years, the Royal Academy of Arts has actually been at the leading edge of promoting the arts in Britain through education and exhibits.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018  |  Gareth

The Representation of the People Act 1918

The Representation of the People Act 1918 gave voting rights to women over 30, who met minimum property qualifications, and all men over 21. It was a landmark step on the road to equal representation and to the rights we enjoy today.

Monday, 1 January 2018  |  Gareth

2018 Annual Sets

A snapshot of the year’s memorable events and anniversaries.

Monday, 4 December 2017  |  Gareth

The Queen's Beasts The Red Dragon of Wales

The entrance to her crowning at Westminster Abbey was lined with ten reminders of the heritage Her Majesty inherited.


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