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.
We’ve collated all the important dates and milestones in the Duke and Duchess’ relationship below!
A hoard of Iron Age coins discovered on Jersey has been valued at up to £2.5 million, but it’s finders hope its actually worth a lot more
An auction battle has taken place for a very lucky penny that saved the life of a soldier in WWI.
The abdication of King Edward VIII in December 1936 is one of the most extraordinary stories in British regal history. Edward abdicated the throne to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson […]
One of the most iconic voices in British music turns 102 today. To celebrate the birthday Dame Vera Lynn, the Force’s Sweetheart, we’ve collated five of her best songs.
So what is coin collecting? Coin collecting – or ‘numismatics’, to use its technical term – can be a very rewarding past time. We know of many collectors who have […]
Dame Vera Lynn is as synonymous with World War II as the legendary Spitfire, and is recognised as the Briton who best exemplified the spirit of the twentieth century. Just […]