Tuesday, 2 October 2018 | 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.
Monday, 1 October 2018 | Gareth
The entrance to her crowning at Westminster Abbey was lined with ten reminders of the heritage Her Majesty inherited.
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.
Monday, 9 July 2018 | Gareth
Jody Clark has developed a modern-day perception of Prince George of Cambridge's namesake, St George.
Monday, 2 July 2018 | Gareth
Britannia stands with unyielding willpower, securing her ideals and values; a reassuringly familiar existence through times of upheaval and change. Since Britannia initially appeared on Royal Mint Bullion coins in 1987, Philip Nathan's Britannia has been acclaimed as a contemporary masterpiece.
Monday, 18 June 2018 | Gareth
For six decades, Paddington™ has been a firm favourite with both children and grown-ups around the world. And he’s now arriving at The Royal Mint as the latest very British childhood favourite to be featured on an official United Kingdom coin.
Monday, 11 June 2018 | Gareth
A series of three ₤2 coins, released each year from 2018 to 2020, will explore Captain Cook's voyage of discovery in real time.
Monday, 21 May 2018 | Gareth
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place on 2nd June 1953 at Westminster Abbey and to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of this historic occasion.
Friday, 11 May 2018 | Gareth
Mrs. Tittlemouse. The final coin in the 2018 Beatrix Potter collection