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Queues again for Peter Rabbit

By on 3rd April 2017

To mark the 150th anniversary of the death of Beatrix Potter (in 2016) the Royal Mint issued 5 Potter themed coins. They had absolutely no idea how popular the Peter Rabbit silver proof coin (complete with tacky colour transfer, which

Peter Rabbit causes a long queue

By on 1st March 2016

Yesterday (29th February 2016) the Royal Mint Ltd launched the Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit 50p coin. It proved so popular that the website was barely accessible and buyers were put into a queue before accessing even the home page. Some

New 2015 Heraldic £1 coin

By on 2nd April 2015

Yesterday the Royal Mint announced a new £1 coin design with a heraldic theme representing the United Kingdom. More details and pictures to follow.

New 2015 £2 reverse

By on 1st March 2015

The Royal Mint have just announced a new standard £2 coin reverse, to replace the familiar technology reverse, used 1997-2015. The new coin features Britannia by Anthony Dufort, the first time for a circulation coin since the last of the old design 50p