Tuesday, 8 January 2019 | Gareth
A snapshot of the year’s memorable events and anniversaries.
Sunday, 6 January 2019 | Gareth
The Tower has served variously as an armoury, a treasury, a menagerie, the home of the Royal Mint, a public record office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of England.
Saturday, 5 January 2019 | Gareth
Since The Royal Mint struck the first Sovereign in 1489, the gold coin has survived retirement, rebirth and reform to become a modern classic with a unique legacy.
Wednesday, 2 January 2019 | Gareth
The pig is the sixth design in the series, and is the twelfth and final sign of the Chinese zodiac, appearing once every 12 years. Harry Brockway, the coin’s designer, has ensured qualities of people born in the Year of the Pig are evident in his design.
Tuesday, 1 January 2019 | Gareth
The entrance to her crowning at Westminster Abbey was lined with ten reminders of the heritage Her Majesty inherited.
Monday, 5 November 2018 | Gareth
Commemorate 40 Years of James and The Snowman this Christmas
Monday, 15 October 2018 | Gareth
With a commitment to serving the nation and supporting Her Majesty The Queen in official duties, The Prince of Wales has dedicated his life to helping others.
Tuesday, 2 October 2018 | Gareth
For Christmas 2018, The Royal Mint is excited to present characters from Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet for the very first time on a UK £5 coin.
Monday, 17 September 2018 | Gareth
Frankenstein is one of the most celebrated and significant novels in the history of literature. Written by a young Mary Shelley and published anonymously when she was aged 21.
Monday, 10 September 2018 | Gareth
On Remembrance Day we stop to remember the fallen, not just from the First World War, but all subsequent conflicts which have been absorbed into the commemorations; the poppies pinned to our lapels a symbol of their sacrifice.