In 1839, the gold Five Pounds depicted a remarkable interpretation of Una and the Lion by William Wyon on its reverse. The story can be found in Edmund Spenser’s epic […]
During World War I, Britain had a high dependence on civilian ships when it came to the importing of necessities such as food and raw materials, as well as transporting […]
We’re on the search for coin collecting duos up and down the country, whose passions for coin collecting has helped to bring generations together.
Archie McInnes, an air force pilot who flew Hurricanes during the Battle of Britain, has died, just hours after celebrating his 100th birthday. The sad passing of Archie on Wednesday […]
On July 20th 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the surface of the moon.
Alan Turing, who helped to crack German encrypted codes in World War II, ensured the survival of Western civilisation in the face of Nazi occupation. Now, he has been chosen […]
Today, 79 years ago, on the 10 July 1940, the Battle of Britain began
The Normandy landings – famously known as D-Day – are widely regarded as the beginning of the end of World War II.
Previously the longest reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria’s time on the throne spanned six decades, 20 prime ministers and an age of innovation and change that has shaped our society. […]
2019 marks 250 years of the birth of one of Britain’s greatest military heroes – The First Duke of Wellington. To celebrate this monumental anniversary The London Mint Office unveiled […]
The London Mint Office has launched an appeal to find the living descendants of the two Cornishmen who discovered the ‘Welcome Stranger’ gold nugget
Finally putting rumours to rest, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have finally revealed the name of their two-day old, first born son.
Copper coins have been issued a reprieve following a consultation by the Chancellor, ensuring they will be safe for “years to come”
Today marks 250 years since the birth of the First Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley. Known for his triumph over Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, he is […]