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02 Mar, 2020, 06:00 GMT From Secret Agent to Icon: The Royal Mint Launches Its James Bond Collection With a First - a 7 Kilo Gold Coin

The Royal Mint has announced the launch of its James Bond commemorative coin and gold bar collection ahead of the release of the 25th James Bond film....


22 Jan, 2020, 00:00 GMT Celebrate the Start of a New Lunar Cycle With The Royal Mint's 2020 Lunar Year of the Rat Commemorative Coin

The Royal Mint marks the start of a new Lunar cycle in 2020 with the first sign of the calendar – the Rat. Since 2014, The Royal Mint have celebrated ...


28 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST The Royal Mint Launches a Set of Coins Featuring Paddington™ the Friendly Peruvian Bear

The Royal Mint has revealed two new commemorative coins to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Paddington Bear's first adventure in A Bear Called...


11 May, 2017, 00:01 BST The Royal Mint Becomes First Mint Worldwide to Achieve Compliance with the Shari'ah Standard on Gold for its Bullion Products

The Royal Mint has become the first mint worldwide to achieve compliance with the Shari'ah Standard on Gold for retail sales of its gold and silver...


11 Jun, 2012, 13:39 BST The Royal Mint Commemorates 60 Years of The Queen's Reign

The Royal Mint has revealed two Proof quality UK five-ounce coins to celebrate the momentous occasion of The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Following on...


16 May, 2012, 15:32 BST The Royal Mint Reveals Britannia 25th Anniversary Sets for 2012

The Royal Mint has announced that it will reprise Philip Nathan's original 1987 depiction of the British icon on the Gold and Silver Proof coins for...


10 Apr, 2012, 15:29 BST The Royal Mint Marks 100th Anniversary of the Titanic With Commemorative £5 Coin

The Royal Mint has released the Titanic £5 coin in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the historic ships' maiden voyage in 1912. Designed by...


26 Mar, 2012, 10:48 BST The Royal Mint Reveals New Precious Metal Coins to Commemorate Diamond Jubilee

The Royal Mint has unveiled five new precious metal variations of the only official UK £5 coin, struck to mark the occasion of Her Majesty the...


30 Nov, 2011, 11:55 GMT The Royal Mint Reveals the Official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Coins

The Royal Mint has announced that two British students have had the honour of designing the official UK coins to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic...


10 Mar, 2011, 19:07 GMT The Royal Mint Commemorates the Mary Rose on UK GBP2 Coin

The Royal Mint is commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Mary Rose's launch in Portsmouth in 1511 by issuing a 2 ...


27 Jan, 2011, 17:54 GMT The Royal Mint Reveals 2011 Commemorative Coin Themes

The Royal Mint has announced six new commemorative coins for 2011 along with details of the first Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated coin sets. The...