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Production of Charles III Circulating Coins Has Started

The Royal Mint has started manufacturing the first circulating coins featuring the portrait of King Charles III, representing the biggest change to UK coinage since decimalisation. The first coins will start to appear in the public’s change very soon.

The Royal Mint’s Plant Turns Electronic Waste Into Gold

A pioneering new technology enables The Royal Mint to recover precious metals from discarded electronic devices such as mobile phones and laptops.

The Royal Mint & Taisei Coins, JP-Tokyo

The first joint auction of the Royal Mint and Taisei coins during the Tokyo International Coin Convention 2022 will feature important rarities from Great Britain, China and Japan.

Royal Mint Museum Opens Medal Design Competition

The Royal Mint Museum announced a medal design competition for university students and recent graduates to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen. Read here how to apply.

Joint Auction by the Royal Mint and Taisei Coins

The Royal Mint and Taisei Coins, Japan’s largest numismatic firm, will launch their first joint auction at the Tokyo International Coin Convention 2022. They will offer rare British, Japanese and international coins. Have a look here at what to expect!

The Royal Mint’s Largest Coin

The Royal Mint has produced its largest coin in its 1,100-year history to celebrate the conclusion of its Queen’s Beasts collection. A team of master craftspeople produced the coin over 400 hours – including four days of polishing.

The Royal Mint Appoints Jörg Sassmannshausen as Regional Director of Sales

The Royal Mint has appointed Jörg Sassmannshausen as a Regional Director of Sales. He joins the Currency division from the Dutch Royal Mint. He has a wide range of experience in sales, commercial partnerships, and relationship management.

Royal Mint Museum Hosts Medal Design Competition

The Royal Mint Museum is hosting a medal design competition open to all undergraduate university students. This is part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Decimal Day in February 2021. Closing date for entries is 8 January 2021.

Royal Mint Museum Announces Short-Story Competition For Children

To mark the 50th anniversary of decimalisation, The Royal Mint Museum announced a short-story competition for school children in Wales. The winning story will be selected by celebrated children’s author, Eloise Williams.

The Mystery of Missing Banknotes and a Mountain of Unused British Coins

Shortage of circulation coins in Great Britain? Far from that! It may take more than a decade for the current stocks of £2 and 2 pence coins to diminish. How is that possible? And – has that any impact on collectors?
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