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 […]
Maundy coins are special, not simply because they are struck in exceptionally low quantities, but because they have such a direct connection to The Queen.