50 years ago this year, a British icon was formed. Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and, of course, Freddie Mercury came together to give us the British musical treasure; Queen. The band went on to record songs such as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We are the Champions and Don’t Stop Me Now…Read More
Last year’s Bohemian Rhapsody box-office hit has revived the nation’s interest into one of the greatest rock bands of the 20th century. Of Course it wouldn’t be Queen without the one and only Freddie Mercury. Many regard him as the greatest singer in the history of rock and still mourn his death in 1991 –…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!
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
Peter Pan is one of the most loved children’s stories of all time. The iconic character of the boy who never grew up flying off to Neverland over the London skyline isone of the most famous moments in children’s literature. However what comes as a surprise to many people is that in 1929, author JM…Read More
At 2pm yesterday a brand NEW coin was unveiled in Liverpool at the John Lennon Peace Monument. There’s no prizes for guessing who is featured on the coin! Of course, the international music legend himself, John Lennon. And we were lucky enough to be in Liverpool for the LIVE unveiling of the coin. We certainly…Read More
Coin collectors are rejoicing today as The Royal Mint have finally announced the release of the much-anticipated UK 2019 D-Day £2 coin. Although it was released back in January as part of their Annual UK Coin set, you couldn’t purchase the coin individually, outside of the set, until now… It’s fair to say, of all…Read More