Sixteen years ago today, British Airways operated the final Concorde flight. For a fleeting 27 years, The Concorde had made the vision of supersonic commercial aviation a reality, long before its time.Read More
It has just been announced that a second Snowman UK 50p is going to be released in time for the festive season.
After last year’s popular Snowman 50p coin we can only expect the brand new coin for 2019 will be just as popular!
Every Christmas, millions of us put down the wrapping paper for a couple of hours and flock to theatres to indulge in the sheer absurdity and comic genius of Pantomime. It’s a tradition at the heart of festivities in the UK and love it or hate it, we Brits embrace it!
So, with the 50p playing host to some of the most iconic themes in British culture and soaring in popularity in recent years, it is only fitting that the weird and wonderful Panto has earned its place on the face of the UK’s favourite coin and I’m so excited to share them with you…
We’ve just heard something very exciting, there’s going to be five new festive British Isles 50p coins coming very soon! In fact curtains will be up for the BIG reveal on Monday 7th October at 9am. Rumour has it that the new festive 50ps will be something very special… No further details have been released just yet…Read More
Did somebody say gorgonzola? Well I hope you’ve got some cheese, crackers and a good old cup of tea ready to celebrate this SMASHING news!
That’s right the famous British duo, the one and only Wallace and Gromit will be coming to The Royal Mint very soon for something very special.Read More
Whilst curating this range, I was filled with a happy nostalgia that transported me back to a mid-90’s childhood, when the etcher-sketch was the closest thing to a tablet and imagination was the supreme resource!
Here is a rundown of the most cherished collectables range of the year!
1969 was the year. QEII took her place on the seas, Concorde was introduced to the skies and man made it to the Moon! As we mark the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking Apollo 11 Moon landings, the collector market is flooded with commemoratives, each paying tribute to mankind’s greatest mission and the endless possibilities of science and innovation.Read More